Homemade Hamburgers
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • 2 Tbsp Heinz 57 Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Steak Sauce or A1
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp Hickory Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • Hamburger Buns
  • Cheese and Toppings of Choice
DIRECTIONS
  1. *Combine all hamburger ingredients and combine with hands - trying to not over blend or makes hamburgers tougher
  2. *Place wax paper on plate and make into patties that are about the size of your hand and fairly thin (they puff up when cooked); push your thumb slightly in the middle of patty; layer wax paper on top of patties if you are making more than fit on one layer of the plate; refrigerate until grill is ready
  3. *Preheat grill then turn to medium heat; sprinkle patties with black pepper and place patties on grill; when liquids are all on top of patty, flip and cook other side
  4. *Once patties are cooked to desired; turn off heat and place cheese of choice on burgers; place buns on grill to toast while cheese melts
  5. *Serve with desired toppings
  6. Recipe Tips
  7. *If omitting pork, use less lean beef
  8. *Try variations such as adding bacon and/or cheese to mixture or stuffing middle with bacon and/or cheese
  9. *For spicier burgers, add more ground red pepper to the mixture
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Submitted by Judy