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Pumpkin Burgers

In our town, we have a pumpkin festival in late October and use pumpkins many different ways. This is a popular recipe for "sandwich night" at our house.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 to 8 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the chili sauce, soup, pumpkin, salt, pumpkin pie spice and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until thickened. Serve on buns.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 300 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 1333mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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  • keely27
    Dec 28, 2015

    Sloppy joe with a little spice. Not bad, but nothing special

  • Amyjo75
    Oct 24, 2015

    My husband for 5 years has talked bout taking me to eat a pumpkin burger at the pumpkin show in Circleville Ohio. Well I had one finally tonight. They are ok. Nothing I would make weekly but maybe couple times a year.

  • amyz622
    Oct 14, 2010

    Very nice. I would say this is more like a barbeque or sloppy joe than burger. It is great for the fall and would be nice at a harvest party accompanied along with some soup!

  • granna2
    Sep 5, 2009

    Hi, Is your town Circleville, Ohio? Is that your recipe or one from one of the stands that sell the "Pumpkin Burgers"? Just wondering. I tried them at the Circleville Pumpkin Show and really liked them, I'll try your recipe. Thanks, Granna2