All-American Hamburgers Recipe

These burgers are perfect whether you’re going camping or hosting a cookout this Fourth of July.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices American or cheddar cheese, halved diagonally
  • 2 slices Swiss cheese, halved diagonally
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Lettuce leaves, sliced tomato and onion, cooked bacon, ketchup and mustard, optional


[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”25 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Grill, covered, over medium heat for 6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ] During the last minute of cooking, top each patty with two triangles of American cheese and one triangle of Swiss cheese. Serve on buns with the lettuce, tomato, onion, bacon, ketchup and mustard if desired. Yield: 4 servings.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”421″ calories_fat=”” fat=”21g” sat_fat=”11g” choles=”82mg” sodium=”760mg” carbs=”27g” sugars=”” protein=”30g” fiber=”1g”]


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