Not just any Burger

What’s the perfect way to end the hungry belly growl?

Grilling comes to mind.


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.

Steakhouse Burgers
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

In
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.

Divide
into eight equal portions and form into balls dipping hands in ice
water if necessary. Place on large baking pan and chill for several
hours.

Shape
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.

Preheat
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
grilling.

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 

Mix
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.

7 thoughts on “Not just any Burger

  1. Lana @ Never Enough Thyme

    You had me at burger. Then I read a little further and saw "Jim Beam marinade" and the deal was sealed. There's few things in life I enjoy more than a really good burger and this, my friend, has to be the king of burgers. All I've got to say is…WOW!

    Reply
  2. redkathy

    The Jim Beam sounds like my kinda burger! Have had great success with those McCormick Grill Mates. Added to the burgers, rested for 30 min and grilled, Yummy!

    Reply

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