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Pure Beef Burgers

Taking burgers back to their roots, plain and pure beef.
Course Main Course
Keyword burgers, cheeseburger, hamburger
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Burger Patties
Author Jessica


  • 1 lb Fresh Ground Beef
  • ¼ cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Large Egg
  • ½ tsp Cumin
  • ½ tsp Ground Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Cheddar Cheese (optional)


  • In a small bowl add ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, cumin, pepper, and salt. Using a spoon or by hand, stir combine all ingredients.
  • Separate and roll burgers into 4 equal sized balls.
  • Place one ball on a plate with wax paper on the top and bottom. Using another plate of the same size, push down on top on the ball with the bottom of the plate. Press down until the patty is about ½" thick. Remove from plate and repeat with other 3 burgers.
  • On a preheated Barbeque, cook the burgers for 12-15 minutes, flipping regularly, until well done. Top with cheese if desired and let melt.


Topping ideas:
- Roasted Garlic & Thyme Aioli, mustard, ketchup, lettuce, red onions, barbeque sauce, avocado slices, tomatoes.