Spicy Beer Burgers

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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 Burgers (6 servings)

One of the best things about this recipe is it leaves you with leftover beer to dispose of, but the best thing is the flavor. These burgers have a strong, beefy flavor that is simply fantastic. Give them a try soon. One piece of advice, adjust the amounts of bread crumbs to get the burger firm enough for the grill.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1/3 cup onion (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/3 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup ​stout beer (flat)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6 hamburger buns

How to Make It

  1. Combine meat, onions, garlic, eggs, breadcrumbs, Worcestershire sauce, beer, and seasonings in a large bowl.
  2. Shape mixture into patties about 3/4 of an inch thick.
  3. Preheat grill for medium heat. Place patties on the grill rack and cook for 7-9 minutes per side. Once cooked (reaching an internal temperature of 165 F), remove from heat and place patties onto buns.
  4. Top with your favorite condiments and enjoy. 
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 423
    Total Fat 19 g
    Saturated Fat 7 g
    Unsaturated Fat 8 g
    Cholesterol 169 mg
    Sodium 997 mg
    Carbohydrates 14 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 47 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)