Classic Summer BBQ: Burger Americana
• 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
• 1 large egg, lightly beaten
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon pepper
• 1-pound ground beef
• 1 tablespoon olive oil
• 4 sesame seed hamburger buns, split
• Toppings of your choice
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• In a large bowl, combine breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties. Press a shallow indentation in the center of each with your thumb. Brush both sides of patties with oil.
• Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve on buns with toppings.
Nutrition Facts
1 burger (calculated without toppings): 429 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 796mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.