Garlic-Basil Burgers

Garlic-Basil Burgers

The microwave makes burgers for two super easy.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

19

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1/2
pound lean ground beef
2
tablespoons Progresso® dry bread crumbs (any flavor)
1
teaspoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
1
small garlic clove, finely chopped
2
slices bacon
  1. Mix all ingredients except bacon. Shape mixture into 2 patties, about 3/4 inch thick. Place on microwavable rack in rectangular microwavable dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 2 minutes 45 seconds to 4 minutes or until just slightly pink in center. Remove from rack; let stand about 3 minutes or until burgers are no longer pink in center and juice is clear.
  2. While burgers are standing, place bacon on rack in same dish. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes 30 seconds or until almost crisp; drain on paper towel. Cut bacon slices in half; place on patties.
Makes 2 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Simplify
If your supermarket sells ground beef only by the pound, double all the ingredients and make four patties. Then tightly wrap and freeze two of the patties, and you’ll be steps ahead for another meal!
Health Twist
You can use ground turkey breast instead of the beef for a low-fat twist.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 295
    • (Calories from Fat 180 ),
  • Total Fat 20 g
    • (Saturated Fat 8 g,),
  • Cholesterol 70 mg;
  • Sodium 510 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 24 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.