Spiced Beef Burgers

Notes: Serve burgers on hamburger buns with your favorite trimmings or with a green salad.
Makes 4 servings


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1 pound ground lean beef
3/4 cup dried falafel mix
2 teaspoons olive or salad oil


1. In a bowl, combine beef, falafel mix, and 3/4 cup water; mix well. Shape meat into 4 equal patties, each about 3/4 inch thick.

2. Set a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over high heat; add oil and tilt pan to coat bottom. When pan is hot, reduce heat to medium-high and add the beef patties. Cook until browned on the bottom, 4 to 5 minutes; turn with a wide spatula and cook until browned on the other side, 4 to 5 minutes. Continue to turn for even browning until meat is no longer pink in the center (cut to test), about 4 minutes longer. Season to taste with salt.

Created date

August 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 372
Caloriesfromfat 56 %
Protein 25 g
Fat 23 g
Satfat 8.1 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 4.5 g
Sodium 348 mg
Cholesterol 77 mg