hamburgers

I’ve always wondered why a hamburger was called a hamburger. There’s no ham in it so technically wouldn’t it be called a meat burger or beef burger? You know, similar to a veggie burger? Or at least that’s my take on it. I had some ground beef and pork on hand and I didn’t want to make a pasta dish with it. I’m kind of sick of pasta at the moment. I had kaiser rolls and some spring mix salad so I decided to make myself a hamburger. I haven’t had one in such a long time 😦 I feel so deprived! Not anymore, this recipe made me 6 scrumptious patties.

Here’s the recipe..
Hamburgers
1/2 lb ground pork
1/2 lb ground beef
1/4 cup worcestershire sauce (marinade recipe on the bottle)
1 teaspoon garlic salt (marinade recipe on the bottle)
6 kaiser rolls or 3 if you’re making double pattie burgers
vegetables of your choice (I used spring mix salad)
cheese (optional)
ketchup

1. If you have a food processor, mix the meat together. If you don’t, do it by hand with a fork.
2. Mix in 1/4 cup of worcestershire sauce.
3. Add the garlic salt and stir to combine.
4. Form balls the size of golf balls and lay them on a plate.
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5. Heat a large pan and drop 3 of the balls of meat at a time. Press down on the ball to make a flat pattie.
6. The meat shouldn’t take long to cook because they’re flat. Approximately 2-3 minutes on each side should do it. Don’t let yours get as black as I let mine 😦
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7. After all the patties are cooked, cut your kaiser rolls in half hamburger style and drop them on the pan to grill.
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8. Spread a layer of ketchup on each bun and top the bottom bun with a pattie.
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9. Top the pattie with a piece of cheese and another layer of ketchup. Top the top bun with vegetables of your choice.
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10. Top the cheese and ketchup with another pattie.
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11. Put it together and enjoy!
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This goes great with some orangeade spritzer 🙂 It’s pretty darn delicious. I miss hamburgers so much. I can’t wait to grill some more when the bf gets back from deployment. Thanks for stoppin by 🙂

Fail Sweetly,
Justina

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