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Zesty Cajun Burgers Recipe
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Zesty Cajun Burgers Recipe

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Experimentation is what makes cooking fun and exciting. I'm especially proud of the original recipe for these burgers.—Ron Treadaway, Acworth, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 8 hamburger buns, split

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 389 calories, 18g fat (7g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 597mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 16 ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  2. Grill over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Serve on buns. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Burgers in Taste of Home February/March 1998, p47

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.


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jblunt4 User ID: 1506399 80113
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"Loved this burger! Very flavorful!"

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galinthewoods User ID: 3317961 21810
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"We skipped the peppers because my family doesn't really like peppers, but we made the rest of the recipe "as is" and my whole family loved them, even my 9 year old daughter's friend who was sleeping over that night!"

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kgbarnes User ID: 2581692 16736
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"Didn't care for this recipe. My husband said it was okay, but too many peppers and onions, couldn't really taste the beef. I think it would make a better meatloaf than burger."

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sdipiazza User ID: 2106899 26426
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2010

"It's easy to cut the recipe in half. Just use half of all ingredients except the egg..or you could use 1/8 cup of egg substitute."

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banditt44 User ID: 5359125 51166
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2010

"How would you cut this recipe in half?"

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