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Open-Faced Lone Star Burgers

Gooseberry Patch
Yield Makes 6 servings
If you're in the mood for a juicy burger, try these Open-Faced Lone Star Burgers. Cook in a skillet and serve them on Texas toast for an unforgettable meal.


  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 6 slices frozen garlic Texas toast
  • 1 8-oz. can tomato sauce

How to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, combine onion, garlic, thyme and one cup cheese. Crumble beef over top and mix well. Form into 6 oval-shaped patties. In a large skillet, cook patties over medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes per side, to desired doneness.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare toast according to package directions. Drain patties; set aside and keep warm.

  3. Add remaining ingredients to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Return burgers to skillet; turn to coat. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Serve burgers on toast.

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