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Hearty Backyard Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

I like to toast rye rolls or whole wheat hamburger buns on the grill for a few minutes while the burgers finish cooking. Then I top the burgers with ketchup and pickle planks right before serving.
Hearty Backyard Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 6 rye rolls or whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 12 tomato slices

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties.
  2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. Cover and grill over medium-high heat or broil 4 in. from the grill for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear.
  4. Serve on rolls with lettuce and tomato slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 305 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 725mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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  • Smee7678
    Apr 28, 2015

    This is a family favorite.

  • Arader
    Apr 1, 2009

    I make these burgers often - this is one of my husband's favorite recipes.

  • mipie
    Jul 6, 2008

    No comment left

  • yeszsqmy
    Apr 25, 2008

    you can get rye rolls at most bakkeries or even at your local grocery store

  • mdbuck
    Apr 24, 2008

    so where do you get rye rolls?