Shape into 12 patties for smaller, quarter-pound burgers.

Recipe by Southern Living June 2003

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
18 mins
total:
38 mins
Yield:
Makes 10 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave vegetable juice in glass bowl at HIGH 1 minute. Add bread pieces; let cool. Combine, using hands.

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  • Combine vegetable juice mixture, ground chuck, and next 3 ingredients. Shape into 10 patties.

  • Grill patties, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 6 to 8 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink.

  • Spray cut sides of buns with cooking spray; place buns, cut sides down, on grill rack; grill 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve hamburgers on buns.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used V-8 for vegetable juice.

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