Ground Veal Burgers

Ground veal burgers recipe

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Servings: 6 servings

Lemon juice, butter, and spices add flavor and juiciness to these veal patties. They're delicious served in buns with your favorite burger fixings or along with potatoes or noodles.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds ground veal
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash ground black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (fine, dry, unseasoned)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Serving Suggestions: burger buns, potatoes

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for ground veal burgers
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  2. Combine ground veal, butter, lemon juice, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.

    Combine veal and lemon juice
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  3. Shape into 6 veal patties.

    Shape into patties
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  4. In a shallow bowl, mix together the egg and water.

    Mix egg and water
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  5. Dip patties into egg and water mixture then into breadcrumbs.

    Dip patties
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  6. Heat oil in a heavy skillet. Brown coated veal patties on both sides in hot oil; reduce heat and cook for 15 minutes, or until veal patties are done.

    Heat oil in heavy skillet
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  7. Serve as-is with potatoes or other side dishes, or as a burger in a sandwich.

    Serve with potatoes
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