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Spiced-Up California Burgers

Spiced-Up California Burgers
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
Skip the burger joint in favor of your own backyard. Barbecue sauce and French-fried onions take these grilled burgers over the top—mixed and made in 25 minutes!
September 8, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 5 medium green onions, sliced (1/3 cup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 slices pepper Jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 1/2 cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix beef, green onions, salt and pepper. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2
    Place patties on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Top each burger with 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce and 1 slice cheese. Cover grill; cook about 30 seconds longer or until cheese begins to melt.
  • 3
    Remove burgers from grill; cover to keep warm. Place buns, cut sides down, on grill. Cover grill; cook about 1 minute or until golden brown.
  • 4
    On bun bottoms, layer lettuce and tomato. Top with burgers and French-fried onions. Cover with bun tops.

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