My best hamburger recipe is posted below. So easy to make, I'll show you the basic steps on how to make hamburgers. Not only easy, but these taste like real German hamburgers.
Called either "Buletten" or "Frikadellen", depending on what part of Germany you're from, these hamburgers can be done on the BBQ, stove top, grilled, or broiled. These all use the same recipe.
Moist and flavourful, quick and easy! And what do they taste best with? German potato salad, of course.
Try either the traditional German Cold Potato Salad or the extra quick Easy Potato Salad that can be served hot, warm, or cold and is ready within 30 minutes to go along with this quick hamburger recipe.
You'll notice this is very similar to the Quick Meatloaf recipe, and that's because, when you have a great recipe, you try to make the most of it. In fact, I use the same recipe when making meatballs.
You can easily double and triple the recipe. This quick hamburger recipe uses one pound of ground beef. I prefer lean ground beef, but you can use a regular grind and/or a mixture of beef, pork, or veal.
The picture shows these hamburgers being served with potato salad using both regular and sweet potatoes. A real treat as well. Check the hints at the bottom of the recipe for variations on this basic "how to cook hamburger" recipe. Also check out Rich's techniques for making the best hamburger recipe for his "sweetie".
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