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  • Juicy Hamburgers

Juicy Hamburgers

Food | May 23, 2019 | Nik Manojlovich
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  • 25 Minutes
  • 8
  • Moderate

Ever wonder how to make JUICY HAMBURGERS? Here’s your guide to perfect homemade burgers, just in time for barbecue season!

Although there are many really good, ready-made hamburgers available out there, we still maintain nothing beats a homemade hamburger. When it comes to this JUICY HAMBURGERS recipe, it’s the flavour that really stands out, and judging by the comments we’ve received, this is one of those never-disappoints, expectation-exceeding recipes.

Of course, a really good hamburger recipe is destined to be enjoyed in the company of friends, so we make this recipe a lot during the summer. Don’t forget to BOOKMARK this page and PIN the recipe to a favourite board.

Here are a few suggestions for when you go to make them:

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Yes, we know, this post is especially wonderful for all the carnivores out there because it’s all about the meat. We suggest making your burgers using two different types of ground meat such as beef and pork. You can also try the recipe using a combination of beef and lamb, or try it with a more gamey flavour profile by using venison.

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The secret to these JUICY HAMBURGERS is the addition of grated zucchini and sautéed onions – who would have thunk it? Adding these two simple and readily available veggies add moisture, plus they keep the texture nice and soft.

For an added flavour bonus, make sure to include the curry powder for its unexpected and refreshing spiciness.

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Barbecue your burgers for at least 5 minutes before flipping, then cook to desired doneness, about 10 minutes total for these 10-ounce burgers.

One last suggestion: adding cheese while the burgers are cooking away on the grill is always a welcome addition too. That said, remember to change up your cheese selection whenever you make burgers, your guests will love the variety.

Finally, always present your JUICY HAMBURGERS on your bread of choice and with a full range of condiments. We like our burgers served with sliced tomatoes, pickles, lettuce or any other tasty topper.

We also think you burgers a best enjoyed with nothing more than a simple salad like our WARM BEAN SALAD, our flavour-jammed COTTAGE SALAD or, this incredible TOMATO, ONION & BLUE CHEESE salad.

Tender, moist and flavourful, these JUICY HAMBURGERS are guaranteed to please!

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4 Responses to “Juicy Hamburgers”

  1. Richard says:

    Nick, when you say high heat for the burger recipe, what temperature should that be?

    • Nik Manojlovich says:

      Hey Richard! I find 500 works best. That said… the burgers may flash as the fat melts (they are super juicy after all) so just stay close. Hope you enjoy – let us know how you made out!

  2. Richard says:

    Hi Nik, thanks for the feedback, We made them into 8oz size as the 10oz seemed a bit big when I made them and they turned out really well.


Ingredients & Amounts

  • 2 pounds of medium ground beef
  • 1 pound of ground pork
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 cup of onion, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon of Tabasco sauce
  • ½ teaspoon each, salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of butter


  1. Preheat barbecue or grill on high heat.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat and sauté chopped onions until soft and golden. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, ground pork, grated zucchini, sautéed onion, egg, curry powder, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, salt, and pepper.
  4. How to make burger patties: Measure out 10-ounce portions of mixture and press to form each into a patty shape. Remember to press an inch-wide divot into the centre of each patty to help them maintain their shape while they cook.
  5. Barbecue burgers for 5 minutes per side on the hot grill. Add cheese or other toppers during the final minute of cooking.
  6. Remove burgers from grill then, transfer them onto buns or bread of choice.
  7. Serve immediately - and don't forget those flavour enhancing condiments!

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