What’s the perfect way to end the hungry belly growl?
These burgers are wonderfully tasty and this is one on my favorite recipes for hamburgers. Make up a batch, have these tasties ready for gameday, for easy weeknight or for a relaxing weekend. You will be glad you did.
Fire up the grill and enjoy.
makes 8 patties
1 large red onion, finely diced or grated
1/2 medium green bell pepper, finely diced or grated
2 packages Lipton onion soup mix
2 teaspoons liquid smoke flavoring (I use hickory)
1/2 cup A-1 Steak Sauce
1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 tablespoon salt
2 pounds ground chuck beef (80/20), use chili style ground beef if possible
1 1/2 pounds ground sirloin beef (90/10)
Recipe for Jim Beam Marinade -see below
a large bowl combine all ingredients except meat and marinade – mix
well. Break ground beef into small pieces and add to the bowl
incorporating meat into mixture with a large spatula. Avoid using hands
keeping the fat content cold.
into eight equal portions and form into balls dipping hands in ice
water if necessary. Place on large baking pan and chill for several
into patties about 3/4 inches thick, again, dip hands in ice water if
needed. Make an shallow depression in the center to keep the burgers
flat during cooking.
grill on medium high. Grill patties for 5 minutes per side or until
desired doneness. Baste both sides with some of the steak marinade while
Stack on the cheese, bacon, lettuce & tomatoes and enjoy a taste we like at our house and one you will too.
Jim Beam Marinade
6 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup Jim Beam (or other bourbon)
2 tablespoons Worcestershire
2 tablespoons Wesson oil
2 garlic cloves -minced
1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon red pepper
*2 tablespoons water
everything is a small saucepan and simmer over low heat until
dissolved. Store mixture in a sealed jar or a shaker bottle. *I use the
water to rinse out the pan.