Savory Beef Burgers

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep: 5 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes


1pound ground beef (85% lean)
2tablespoons onion, minced
2tablespoons Italian seasoning, crushed
1/4teaspoon ground cumin
1/4teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/4teaspoon salt
8leaves Bibb lettuce
bslice tomato, ¼-inch thick
8slices red onion slices, thin


  1. Combine ground beef, onion, mustard, Italian seasoning, cumin, pepper and salt, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  2. Divide beef mixture into 4 equal portions shape into 1/2 inch thick patties, 4 inches in diameter.
  3. Place patties on rack in broiler pan so surface of meat is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil 10 minutes or to desired doneness, turning once.
  4. Place 2 or 3 lettuce leaves on each of 4 plates; top with 2 tomato slices, 2 onion rings and 1 burger.