Grilled Backyard Beer Burgers

Grilled Backyard Beer Burgers

Make burgers with a flavor bonus! Beer, garlic and onion are the extras.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup regular or nonalcoholic beer
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
6
rye or whole wheat hamburger buns, split
Ketchup, if desired
Pickle planks, if desired
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except buns, ketchup and pickles. Shape mixture into 6 patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
  2. Place patties on grill rack over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160ºF. Add buns, cut sides down, for last 4 minutes of grilling or until toasted.
  3. Top burgers with ketchup and pickle planks; serve on buns.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
For Burgundy Burgers, substitute 1/4 cup Burgundy wine for the beer!
Success
Avoid pressing down on a hamburger patty while it's cooking--you'll squeeze out much of the flavorful juices!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 860mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.