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Homemade Burgers

Homemade Burger

Ingredients:

1 pound (454 grams) ground beef
¼ cup oats
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl, add: ground beef, oats, egg, salt, pepper, garlic. Mix well.
  2. Shape the mixture into 6 balls using your hands. Press the balls down to make flat burgers.
  3. Place 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan and allow the pan to warm up over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add all of the burgers to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes on each side. Top each burger with a piece of cheese during the last minute of cooking.Is my burger cooked?
    *Use a meat thermometer to take the temperature in the thickest part of the meat. Cook until the thermometer reads 71ºC (160ºF).
  5. Serve on a whole wheat bun with slices of tomatoes, lettuce and other vegetables.

Serves 6

Homemade Big Mac Sauce:

In a bowl add:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons French dressing
4 teaspoons sweet pickle relish
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
Stir all ingredients together and spread a small amount on your burger.