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Best Burger Ever Recipe
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Best Burger Ever

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"A very healthy AND flavorful burger with a little extra crunch."

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Original recipe makes 6 burgers Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    20 mins


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium high heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the beef, onion soup mix, egg, hot sauce and oats. Shape into 6 patties.
  3. Grill patties over medium high heat for 10 to 20 minutes, or to desired doneness.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 23, 2008

I've been making burgers this way for years and they've always gotten compliments. I use Italian bread crumbs, however, in place of the oats, and leave out the hot sauce (our personal tastes don't run to hot foods). I also add a couple of cloves of minced garlic and a tbsp of green relish to spice things up. It holds together nicely on the grill, even when I make nice huge flat patties for those large buns. There is NO other way to make a burger!;-)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

These were easy and tasted good. I cut the oats down to 1/2 cup.

Sep 08, 2006

I wouldn't say it's the best burger ever, but it's worth repeating! I'm not a spice lover so I was a little concerned with the hot pepper sauce, but I followed the recipe exactly and found that it added just a little zing. Very nice! Here's a tip I just learned and it worked out great. Put an indent in the middle of your patties with your thumb before cooking - then they'll come out flat and not bulging in the middle!

May 23, 2008

Great burgers! I added a pat of butter and inserted into the center of the patty before grilling, make sure you close the meat around it. It adds so much flavor to burgers even in the oven grill.

Apr 07, 2008

THE FIRST TIME I MADE THESE: I left out the onion soup mix and egg and they were AWESOME! I'm a huge fan of flat, flat burgers. hate, hate meatball burgers. well, these were super flat and very tasty. my 3 kids ate them and never said a word about the hot sauce. it wasn't spicy like hot sauce, it just made for a very tasty burger. also very moist. i will make these often. will probably add some extra garlic salt since we are very fond of garlic. we even garlic salt our french fries. yummy. thanks. THE SECOND TIME I MADE THESE: i used the onion soup mix and egg. they were still moist and flat, but they tasted waaaay too much like meatloaf. no one liked them.

Jun 22, 2012

These turned out pretty dry. Had to cop them up for the kids and serve it to them like meatloaf otherwise they wouldn't eat them. They were also surprisingly bland. If I make these again I will cut down on the oats and add pickle relish like another reviewer stated.

Jan 25, 2004

This was really good. I was a little skeptical of the oatmeal at first, but it tasted wonderful. We made them for a grill out and I got nothing but compliments!

Jan 25, 2004

Excellent flavour!! I generally do not eat hamburgers, but could not help myself in this case. I made a double recipe. The burgers were even better the next day reheated as the flavour became even better. A great make ahead meal.


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  • Calories
  • 323 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Fat
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 30.2 g
  • 60%
  • Sodium
  • 564 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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