The Basic Burger

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps

The Basic Burger is simply made up of salt, pepper, and lean ground chuck. Enhance the burger with your favorite toppings and toasted buns.

This recipe goes with The Fried Egg-Olive Burger, The California Burger, The Bacon Cheeseburger, The Patty Melt, The American Classic, The Buffalo Wing-Blue Cheese Burger, The Caprese Burger

Yield: 8 burgers
Cost per Serving: $2.11
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 385
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Protein: 39g
  • Carbohydrate: 21g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 96mg
  • Sodium: 608mg

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine chuck, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Gently blend with a fork. Use moistened hands to form 8 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  2. 2. Grill or broil burgers over moderate heat (about 5 inches from heat source) on one side for 5 minutes. Carefully turn and cook on other side for about 4 minutes for medium-rare burgers. Serve on warm buns, topped as desired.
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