Basic Hamburgers provide the foundation for amazing burger combinations. You’ll love the flavor possibilities these burgers provide.
Basic Burger

Basic Hamburgers
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Recipe type: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 Cup onion; finely chopped, 1 small
  • 1/4 Cup water or evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard; prepared
  • 1 Tablespoon chives; snipped
  • 2 Tablespoons blue cheese; crumbled, *
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seed
  • 1/4 Cup ripe olives; chopped
  • 1/4 Cup dill pickle; chopped, or
  • 1/4 Cup pickle relish
  • 1/4 Cup nuts; chopped
  1. Mix all ingredients (including those in the variations that you choose) together.
  2. Shape mixture into 6 patties, each about 3/4-inch thick.
  3. Broil or grill patties 4-inches from the heat, turning once, to desired doneness, 10 to 15 minutes. Nice served on toasted buns with favorite toppings.
* You should use only enough Blue Cheese to suit your own taste.

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