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Cajun Beef Burgers

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings

Flavor abounds in these hefty Cajun Beef Burgers, spiked with bits of veggies and Cajun seasoning. A creamy mayonnaise and Creole mustard spread adds even more Louisana-style flair.—Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah
Cajun Beef Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Creole mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • BURGERS:
  • 1/4 cup each finely chopped onion, celery and carrot
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 4 onion rolls, split

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients until blended; chill until serving.
  2. In a large skillet, saute the onion, celery, carrot and parsley in butter for 6-8 minutes or until tender; cool slightly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the vegetable mixture, Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper sauce. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  4. Grill burgers, covered, 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. Grill rolls, cut side down, over medium heat for 30-60 seconds or until toasted. Serve burgers on rolls with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 462 calories, 26g fat (8g saturated fat), 83mg cholesterol, 1075mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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