The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Lean and Juicy Burgers

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

We love a good hamburger. When we really want to go all out, we go for the bacon, cheddar, and, if feeling really indulgent, a fried egg! However, lately, we have really been trying to cut back on the rich foods and revamp our favorites into lighter favorites. The key is a slow, low heat cooking method and the addition of finely minced onions for moisture. This recipe is definitely a winner for a lower fat burger.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 93% Lean Ground Beef
  • 4 Tablespoons Finely Minced Onion
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 4 whole Hamburger Buns
  • Optional Burger Toppings Of Choice

Preparation

1. Place all ingredients (everything except the oil, buns and toppings) in a large bowl. Using your hands, thoroughly combine without over working.
2. Press the burger mix flat and then use the side of your hand to evenly divide into quarters.
3. Pat each quarter of the meat mixture into a patty of desired thickness, using your thumbs to create a small well in the center. This will help them to cook more evenly.
4. Preheat a cast iron skillet over medium heat and coat it with the vegetable oil. Once the skillet is hot add the patties. Cook to desired doneness. Approximately 7 minutes per side gets ours to medium well.
5. Serve on a toasted bun with your choice of toppings.

Note: Since this is a lean cut of meat, you want to cook them slower in order to prevent them from being tough and dry. Your cooking time will vary depending on your grill and the thickness of the patty.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Chipotle Beef Kabobs with Lime Cilantro Dipping Sauce
Profile Photo by Lori Kemph | Mutt & Chops in Main Courses
Tender, grilled top sirloin kabobs, infused with earthy chipotle marinade. Dipped...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Crispy Drumsticks with Balsamic Fig Sauce
Profile Photo by Alexa Federico in Main Courses
This simple recipe will feel so fancy! It accommodates many modified...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


One-Pot Sausage and Veggie Rice
Profile Photo by PW Food & Friends in Main Courses
This one-pot rice dish is simple to make (only 10 ingredients!),...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Classic Organic Beef Tacos
Profile Photo by Mireille | The Tortilla Channel in Main Courses
The ground beef is organic, the sauce is thick and the...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy


Fall Harvest Chicken Quinoa Bowls
Profile Photo by Leigh Suznovich of Jeanie and Lulu's Kitchen in Main Courses
These fall harvest chicken quinoa bowls pack a whole lot of...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy