How To Make Hamburger Patties



To learn how to make hamburger patties you can use ground beef, ground chicken or ground turkey.  Making hamburger patties is a simple process and by adding different seasonings you can change up the flavor of your hamburgers.


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In a large bowl, add ground meat. Season with salt and pepper. Add any additional seasonings such as chopped onion, 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce or any other spices you like. Blend together. Take a piece of hamburger the size of a tennis ball or smaller. Form into a ball.

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Flatten and shape into patties or use a hamburger patty maker. See how we use one  below.

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grilled hamburger

Making Sliders

What is a slider you ask? It is simply a hamburger in miniature. These work great for kids. Include mini rolls and all the toppings just as you would a normal size hamburger.
sliders

How to make hamburger patties with a patty maker


shaping patties

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Hamburger patties freeze well so make extra for the freezer.


Before you shape your hamburger patties, you can add hidden vegetables.


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More How to Make Hamburger Patties Recipes

Easy Hamburger Pineapple Ring

by Linda
(Houston, Texas)

Make two thin hamburger patties. Place a pineapple ring in center and press the 2 patties together to form a stuffed patty. Broil or grill until each side of hamburger is done. Place on a plate and pour barbecue sauce on top.

pineapple hamburger

Grilled Hamburger Patty Recipe

1 lb. Hamburger 
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 Tablespoon onion soup mix or desired amount You can also use different varieties of Lipton soup mix like Mushroom beef, Onion beef, etc.

Mix altogether and form into patties.

Bleu Cheese Burger

1 lb ground beef
grated onion
1/2 cup bleu cheese, crumbled
pinch of salt and pepper
In bowl mix together beef and onion. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and mix together. Form into a patty. Sprinkle bleu cheese on top of burger and mold meat around cheese. Carefully put burgers on grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, flip and cook another 5 to 6 minutes. You want to cook them long enough to get to the inside and melt the cheese.
bleu cheese burger

Pizza Beef Burgers

1 lb. ground beef
4 (I/4 in) slices of sourdough bread
1 Cup of mushroom pasta sauce
1 Cup mozzarella cheese, shredded

How to make hamburger patties:
Preheat the broiler and spray a broiler pan with a nonstick cooking spray. Form the beef into 4 equal size patties. Place the patties onto the prepared pan. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 10 minutes, turning once, or until cooked through. Add the bread slices to the broiler and toast during the last 2 minutes of the broiling time, turning them once to toast both sides.

Place the pasta sauce into a small saucepan. Heat the sauce over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes or until bubbly. Place the burgers on the toasted bread. Spoon the sauce over the top of each burger and sprinkle with the cheese. Return the burgers to the broiler for 1 minute or until the cheese melts. Makes 4 servings
pizza burger

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