Lemon Burgers

Lemon burger

Lemon Burgers

Lemon, like salt, is a natural flavor enhancer. It may not seem like a natural addition to your usual burgers and steaks grilling toolkit, but this recipe is sure to change your mind. Along with lemon, herbs and other seasonings make this a scene stealer at the next potluck, with a couple of variations to try.
Course Main Dish

Ingredients
  

Basic Lemon Burger:

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 lemon zest & juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ⁄2pepper
  • 1 egg lightly beaten

Optional adds:

  • 1 lemon zest & juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 shallots thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions
 

Basic lemon burgers:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Use a fork or your hands to blend the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Divide into four to six patties, and grill for about 4 to 6 minutes on each side. You can also cook them on a skillet, or even broil them in the oven.

Optional lemon herbed burgers:

  • Combine all the optional ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add 3-4 tablespoons to the basic ground beef mixture, and blend together.
  • Form patties and grill or fry as desired.
  • As they cook, use the vinaigrette you've made to baste them.
  • When the burgers are done, remove from the heat, and drizzle with the remaining vinaigrette while they are hot.
Keyword Lemons
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