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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.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2015


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

Recipe Summary

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


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine ketchup and horseradish in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

351 calories; fat 13.7g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 5.5g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 28g; carbohydrates 31g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 5mg; sodium 734mg; calcium 93mg.