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Zesty Cajun Burgers

 Zesty Cajun Burgers
Experimentation is what makes cooking fun and exciting. I'm especially proud of the original recipe for these burgers.—Ron Treadaway, Acworth, Georgia
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 16 ingredients. Crumble beef over
  • mixture and mix well. Shape into eight patties.
  • 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.

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