Bloody Mary Burgers

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Bloody Mary BurgersRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower, Claire Spollen

Inspired by the classic cocktail, these bold-flavored burgers make a fantastic brunch entrée. For an extra umami kick, whisk 1 to 2 teaspoons vodka into the sauce.

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 burger and 1 tablespoon sauce)


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1/4 cup unsalted ketchup
2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 pound 90% lean ground sirloin
Cooking spray
4 (1 1/2-ounce) whole-grain hamburger buns
8 romaine lettuce leaves
1 dill pickle spear, thinly sliced crosswise


Hands-on: 23 Minutes
Total: 23 Minutes

1. Combine ketchup and horseradish in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

2. Combine Worcestershire, garlic powder, celery salt, pepper, salt, and beef in a bowl; gently blend with your hands. Form mixture into 4 (3 1/2-inch-diameter) patties.

3. Heat a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add burgers to pan; cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Place 1 burger on bottom half of each bun. Top burgers with ketchup mixture, lettuce, and pickle. Top with top halves of buns.

Created date

March 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 351
Fat 13.7 g
Satfat 5 g
Monofat 5.5 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 28 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 74 mg
Iron 5 mg
Sodium 734 mg
Calcium 93 mg