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Gluten-Free Grilled Burgers Recipe

Gluten-Free Grilled Burgers Recipe

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. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup 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


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first 12 ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 10 patties.
  • 2. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Serve with tomatoes, lettuce and onions if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
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.

Nutritional 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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Reviewed 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."

Reviewed 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."

Reviewed 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!


Mammaw Lynn
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2009

"Where are the ingredients?"

Reviewed May. 18, 2009

"Yes, long grain rice is gluten free"

Reviewed Feb. 25, 2009

"Is long grain rice gluten free?"

Reviewed 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.


Reviewed 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"

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