The Best Juicy Burger Recipe on the Stove Top or Grill (+ Tips!)
Learn how to make juicy burgers on the stove or on the grill, perfectly every time. This juicy burger recipe makes the best grill or stovetop burgers, thanks to 2 secret ingredients, plus prep & cooking tips!
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- Place all ingredients in a large bowl. Work through using your hands until just combined, being careful not to overwork the meat.
Shape into 1/2 in (1 cm) thick patties, about 1/4 pound each. Make a thumb print in the center of each patty to keep the burgers from bulging out when cooking.
Preheat a grill or pan to medium-high heat. Add the burgers and cook 4-5 minutes with the lid closed, until browned on the bottom and the only juices visible are no longer red. Do not push down on the burgers or move them around. Flip over and cook 2-3 minutes for medium, or until done as desired.
- Remove burgers from heat. Let the burgers rest for a few minutes before serving.
- Nutrition information is based on 85/15 lean ground beef.
- Check for more preparation tips in the post above the recipe card.
Serving size: 1 burger (1/4 lb)
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