There's nothing easier to make and more satisfying to eat than a classic beef burger. With the right toppings and condiments, lean ground beef can be made into the most delicious and juicy burger. Make this your own with your favorite toppings, or even make a "build your own burger bar" with fixings to please all taste buds. This lightened-up classic burger is sure to be a menu staple.
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course
Keyword beef burgers, burgers
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
grill pan or skillet
1lb96/4 extra lean ground beef
1tspranch seasoningI use Hidden Valley brand
1tablespoondehydrated minced onion
4slicesAmerican cheeseI use Velveeta
Mix the ground beef with the ranch seasoning, dehydrated minced onion and Worcestershire.
Combine all ingredients, and using your hands, form four 4-oz patties.
Press your thumb into the middle part of the burger to create a divot. This will prevent the burger from puffing up when it cooks.
Slice the red onion into four slices.
Grill the burgers or cook on a griddle to your desired internal temperature. At the same time as the burgers cook, grill the red onion slices.
Top each burger with one slice of cheese to melt.
Assemble your burgers: 1 bun, 2 tbsp special sauce, one patty with cheese, one of the grilled onion rings, mixed greens.