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Fried Hamburgers with Mushroom Gravy

        Lifestyle | Southern

Miss Virginia and Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron, submitted this recipe for Fried Hamburgers with Mushroom Gravy.

Miss Virginia and Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron, submitted this recipe for Fried Hamburgers with Mushroom Gravy.

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Ingredients

1 - 1 1/4 pounds extra lean ground beef
1 - 1 1/4 pounds extra lean ground beef
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
3 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
3 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons milk
1 large egg, slightly beaten
1 large egg, slightly beaten
2 tablespoons grated onion
2 tablespoons grated onion
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4 to 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
3/4 to 1 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup beef broth
1 cup beef broth
1 tablespoon dry red wine, optional
1 tablespoon dry red wine, optional

Preparation

  1. Combine ground beef, pepper, salt, seasoned salt, and bread crumbs; shape into 4 oval patties. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; fry the patties for about 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  2. Combine ground beef, pepper, salt, seasoned salt, and bread crumbs; shape into 4 oval patties. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; fry the patties for about 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  3. Remove patties to warm plate and keep warm. Pour off all but about 2 tablespoons of the drippings.
  4. Remove patties to warm plate and keep warm. Pour off all but about 2 tablespoons of the drippings.
  5. Add mushrooms to the drippings and cook until tender. Add flour to the skillet; stir until hot and bubbly.
  6. Add mushrooms to the drippings and cook until tender. Add flour to the skillet; stir until hot and bubbly.
  7. Add the beef broth and wine, if using; cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened. Pour over the burgers and serve with rice and a vegetable side dish.
  8. Add the beef broth and wine, if using; cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened. Pour over the burgers and serve with rice and a vegetable side dish.

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