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Easy Hamburgers

These easy hamburgers come together in a snap. Grill and then add your favorite toppings. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Grill: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 pounds ground beef
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Optional toppings: Lettuce leaves, sliced tomato, sliced onion, bacon and mayonnaise

Directions

  • Shape ground beef into four 3/4-in.-thick patties. Just before grilling, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat until a thermometer reads 160°, 5-7 minutes on each side. Top bun bottoms with burgers. If desired, serve with lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon and mayonnaise.
  • Pan-Fried Burgers: In a large skillet, heat 

    1 Tbsp. butter or oil over medium heat. Add burgers; cook until a thermometer reads 160°, 6-8 minutes on each side. 

    Oven-Baked Burgers: Place beef patties on a 
    lightly greased baking sheet. Bake them at 350° 
    until thermometer reads 160°, 15-20 minutes, turning once. 

    Air-Fried Burgers: Place burgers in a single layer on tray in air-fryer basket. Air-fry at 350° until a thermometer reads 160°, 8-10 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.

Nutrition Facts
1 burger: 265 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 495mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein.
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