Grilled Hamburgers Seasoned with Worcestershire and Onions
Makes 4 sandwiches
More often than not, I prefer not to add seasonings other than salt and pepper to my hamburgers. When I do, this is my choice for something very quick that enhances the beef without masking its natural flavors. You can add other herbs or spices, but these are my favorites. Use 80% lean ground chuck for flavor and moisture, or ground sirloin, usually 90% lean, for a flavorful and leaner burger.
- 1 pound ground beef chuck or sirloin (see comments above)
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2 teaspoons dried chopped or minced onion
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 4 hamburger buns, white or whole wheat
- Condiments and toppings
Mix all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Divide into four portions and gently form into patties. Make a small indention in the center of each burger to help them cook evenly. Grill over direct heat or pan fry on medium-high heat to desired doneness. Serve with your favorite buns and toppings. My favorites are sliced onion, a combination of cheddar and Swiss cheese, sliced tomato and yellow mustard, as shown in the photo.
Notes: If adding cheese, place it on the burgers about a minute before they finish cooking so it will melt.