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Gluten-Free Grilled Burgers

No way did I want to give up juicy, delicious hamburgers when I learned that I needed to eat gluten-free. I made a few adjustments to my recipe to meet the requirements—and the family has also given these tasty burgers their hearty approval. —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup Daisy 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup cooked long grain rice
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free all-purpose baking flour
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • Sliced tomatoes, lettuce leaves and sliced onions, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 10 patties.
  • Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Serve with the tomatoes, lettuce and onions if desired.
Editor's Note
Read all ingredient labels for possible gluten content prior to use. Ingredient formulas can change, and production facilities vary among brands. If you're concerned that your brand may contain gluten, contact the company.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 224 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 493mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch.

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  • mjfoster
    Jan 29, 2011

    I'm confused, meat is naturally gluten-free so why all the additions? This seems more like a meatloaf and from reading the reviews, seems like a better way to cook the mixture. We make patty pure beef ourselves and sprinkle with salt, pepper and herbs de provence for the best grilled burgers! No mix-ins needed.

  • westernbroncos
    Jun 23, 2009

    Not impressed. The burgers fell apart way too easily, even when cooked the day they were prepared. We froze the extras, and freezing made them more apt to fall apart.

  • cakegirl20
    Jun 9, 2009

    Thank you for this recipe! My dad is gluten intolerant and it can be hard to find good tasting recipes to make for him!~Cakegirl20~

  • Mammaw Lynn
    Jun 9, 2009

    Where are the ingredients?

  • KJ1
    May 18, 2009

    Yes, long grain rice is gluten free

  • donnel
    Feb 25, 2009

    Is long grain rice gluten free?

  • kismet51
    Nov 8, 2008

    May need more flour or even cornstarch until the burgers hold together. Sometimes the texture is tricky depending on the beef and moisture in other ingredients. The burgers do need to be quite stiff before they don't fall apart on the grill.Peggy

  • fivecarfan
    Jun 11, 2008

    Followed recipe to the "T". Grilled for over 10 minutes on the first side (not done at the 5 or 6 min. interval) and never got to the second side...every one fell into pieces as I tried to flip them. Great taste though..mixed some BBQ sauce with the remainder and made sloppy joes with it...not bad...any advice would be helpful Peggy. Thanks, Jim