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Pan-seared Burgers

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Pan-seared Burgers

Serves 4

1 large egg
2 Tbsp. (30 ml) cold water or beef broth
1/4 cup (50 ml) dry breadcrumbs Half medium onion, grated
1 clove garlic, grated
2 tsp. (10 ml) Dijon or prepared mustard
1/2 tsp. (2 ml) each salt and freshly ground pepper
1 lb. (500 g) lean ground beef
Canola oil

Break egg into a large bowl; whisk with water until smooth. Add breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Mix well to blend flavours.

Crumble beef over egg mixture. With a wooden spoon, mix beef and egg mixture just until combined.

Shape into four to six patties, each about 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick. (Makeahead: Layer between waxed paper in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. To
freeze, layer in a freezer bag. Press out air from the bag; freeze for up to one month.)

Set a skillet that will hold burgers comfortably in one layer over medium-high heat. Brush bottom of skillet with oil. Heat until oil is just shimmering. Arrange burgers in skillet. Fry until brown and crisp on bottom, about six minutes. Turn and fry until brown on both sides and a digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 160 F (71 C) about 15 minutes from beginning to end.

Remove burgers to a plate topped with a paper towel and pat off any visible fat.

Note -you can double the recipe easily and freeze patties for suppers later on.


Comments on: "Pan-seared Burgers" (3)

  1. […] 29, 2010 by angelaskitchen Head over to MJ’s for Freezer Food Friday and see what is in her freezer!  She has pan seared burgers today (to make gluten free, be sure to […]

  2. angelaskitchen said:

    sounds great. I like the idea of the mustard in the burgers with the onions. That’s the second mustard thing this week that has caught my interest – i think i may need to cook something with it soon!

    Thank you for hosting!

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