Great Grilled Burgers
85 percent lean ground chuck or 90 percent lean ground sirloin
freshly ground pepper
For Stuffed burger, add:
finely chopped onion
semi-firm cheese such as cheddar, Edam, or Monterey Jack
Iceberg lettuce leaves
4 1/4-inch thick
slices ripe tomato
4 thin slices
Bread and butter pickles
Choice of ketchup* (see recipes below)
Place the ground beef in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Gently mix together -- do not overwork. Form seasoned beef into four patties about 1-inch thick. Grill on the well-oiled rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 10 minutes. Turn with a spatula and grill 10 to 12 minutes more, until meat is cooked and a meat thermometer registers 160 degree F internal temperature. Toast buns, cut side down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling. To serve, top bottom half of bun with lettuce, burger, tomato, onions, pickles. Spread top half of bun with ketchup or mustard; top sandwich.
For Stuffed Burgers: Place the ground beef in a large mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and chopped onion. Gently mix together -- do not overwork. Divide cheese into 4 equal portions. Form seasoned beef around cheese into four patties about 1-inch thick. Grill on the well-oiled rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 10 minutes. Turn with a spatula and grill 10 to 12 minutes more, until meat is cooked and a meat thermometer registers 160 degree F internal temperature. Toast buns, cut side down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of grilling. To serve, place cooked burger on bottom half of bun, top with tomato, onions, pickles, and lettuce. Makes 4 burgers.
Ketchup recipes: Start with 3/4 cup ketchup. -Stir in 1/4 cup chopped, drained oil-packed dried tomatoes, 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar, and a dash salt and pepper. -Stir in 3/4 cup blueberries and/or raspberries that have been mashed lightly with a fork, 2 tablespoons cider vinegar, and 2 slices crisp-cooked and crumbled bacon (stir bacon in just before use). -Stir in 1/4 cup chopped, drained roasted red sweet peppers, 1 tablespoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chili peppers, 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar, and 1 teaspoon sugar. Cover and chill up to 1 week. Makes about 1 cup.
Calories 460, Total Fat 23 g, Saturated Fat 9 g, Monounsaturated Fat 10 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 107 mg, Sodium 658 mg, Carbohydrate 24 g, Total Sugar 4 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 37 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 7%, Calcium 8%, Iron 26%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
OH!!!! I missed Grilled Burger and you bring me again when that time I enjoy eating Grilled Burger I think I will order one but I will try to cook one later when I got home. I eat grilled burger before every time I watched movie and while doing research in the internet, while playing games and even when I was just reading. I really enjoy it but lately I'm not doing grilled burger because of my busy scheduled and I enjoy other food and forget grilled burger and now I want it again! Thanks to you!
WOW! I will definitely learn to cook this!
Nice Recipe..thanks for post here !!
I love to eat burger. i have tasted different different type burgers.
Sounds really good and info is also. I will try this and reply you back how it was.
I am avoiding fried food , so i would like to grill with no oil..
Last edited by lindadadson; 09-06-2012 at 12:16 PM.