Basic Burgers

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4 servings

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I think there is an error in

I think there is an error in the ingredients list Probably supposed to read 1/2 to 1 tsp salt.....not beef??

Absolutely right, Jenn!

Absolutely right, Jenn! Thanks for pointing that out!

I personally don't put egg in

I personally don't put egg in my hamburger patties, I only do that with my meatloaf, but to each their own. I would add one little extra step when forming your patties...take your thumb & make an indentation in the center of the patty, so that when your burger cooks & expands, that indentation allows for the patty to "even out". Try it, you'll see what I'm saying is true. Happy Memorial Day. P.s. I too prefer 70/30 ground beef, it has more taste.

I always do the thumb dent

I always do the thumb dent too! Amazing how evenly it cooks. If I want a burger medium rare, I would like the whole patty to be medium rare - not just the center.

The basic burger recipe looks

The basic burger recipe looks well worth a try. I did try to print the recipe but it would only print the first couple of paragraphs. I tried reloading the page to no avail. Printing would not work in print mode or .pdf mode.

Sounds like pilot error.
:-)

I'm one of those people that

I'm one of those people that don't like errors especially in recipes and of course maps.
In this recipe the word "salt" is omitted and "beef" is in it's place. Please fix. Thank you!

Mama knows best

Mama knows that when the meat is "too lean" that there's not enough fat to keep it together. The egg and breadcrumbs do not take away from the deliciousness of the meat. And so if you don't want to add the eggs and breadcrumbs, then buy meat with more fat.

i disagree it falls apart on

i disagree it falls apart on the grill.you need egg to bind it .i also add minced onion and garlic ,

Sounds like a great burger!

Sounds like a great burger! One Canadian place uses 1 teaspoon BBQ spice to each pound of ground beef. Burgers are best without bread crumbs, eggs, and other additives.