Steakhouse Burgers


Posted: June 3

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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A wise man once said that if you're eating at a restaurant for the first time, trying their burger is a good indicator of how the rest of their food will be–it's hard to mess up, right? Well, the establishment that these Steakhouse Burgers are from must be phenomenal because they're very juicy and loaded with sweet, savory, meaty flavor. The buttery bread, creamy milk, sweet garlic, tart Worcestershire sauce, tangy ketchup, and fatty ground beef all come together to make the heartiest, most delicious patties. Grilled to perfection, placed on a fluffy, toasted bun, and topped with your favorite condiments, it's a fact that you can't go wrong with these Steakhouse Burgers!


Ingredients

• 2 pieces of white sandwich bread, crust removed, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces • 1/3 cup milk • 2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper • 3 cloves garlic, minced • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce • 2 tablespoons ketchup • 3 pounds ground beef, 80-85% lean • 3 scallions, optional, finely sliced • 8 hamburger buns • condiments, optional, of your choice, to taste

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the grill to high heat.

Step 2

In a large bowl, mash the bread and milk with a fork until it forms a chunky paste.

Step 3

Add the salt, pepper, garlic, Worcestershire, sauce, and ketchup to the bread mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Add the ground beef and scallions to the bread mixture.

Step 5

Use your hands to break up the meat and evenly combine all the ingredients.

Step 6

Still using your hands, divide the meat mixture into 8 equal portions and form compact balls.

Step 7

Flatten the balls into 3/4-inch thick patties, about 4 1/2-inches across.

Step 8

Form a slight depression in the center of each patty to prevent the burgers from puffing up on the grill.

Step 9

Oil the grilling grates.

Step 10

Grill the burgers, covered, until nicely browned on the first side, about 2-4 minutes.

Step 11

Flip the burgers and continue cooking until the desired doneness is reached.

Step 12

Toast the buns on the cooler side of the grill.

Step 13

Place the 8 burgers on the 8 buns and top with your favorite condiments.

Step 14

Serve.


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