Firecracker Burgers with Grilled Onions

By March 21, 2018 June 28th, 2018 Beef, Beef Sandwiches, Burgers and Hot Dogs, Recipes, Sandwiches
Firecracker Burgers with Grilled Onions

Makes: 6 servings
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 8 – 10 minutes


1-1/2 lb ground beef
6 sesame seed sandwich rolls, split, toasted
1 c watercress or mixed spring greens


1 T curry powder
1 T Caribbean jerk seasoning
1 t salt


1/2 c reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 c low-fat plain yogurt
1 T fresh lime juice
2 t grated lime peel
1/4 t salt


  1. Combine ground beef and seasoning ingredients in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  2. Shape into six 1/2-inch thick patties.
  3. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.
  4. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  5. Meanwhile combine sauce ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
  6. Spread sauce on cut sides of rolls. Place one burger on bottom half of each roll; top evenly with watercress.
  7. Close sandwiches and enjoy.

Recipe and photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.

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