Backyard Barbecue Burgers

Backyard Barbecue Burger

Backyard Barbecue Burger


Makes 6 servings


1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1/3 cup barbecue sauce, divided
1 to 2 tomatoes, cut into slices
1 onion, cut into thick slices
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
6 kaiser rolls, split
6 leaves green or red leaf lettuce


  1. Prepare grill for direct grilling. Combine ground beef and 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce in large bowl. Shape into six 1-inch-thick patties.
  2. Place patties on grid over medium heat. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (or, uncovered, 13 to 15 minutes) for medium doneness or until 160°F in centers of patties, turning and brushing often with remaining barbecue sauce.
  3. Meanwhile, brush tomato and onion slices* with oil. Place on grid. Grill tomato slices 2 to 3 minutes and onion slices about 10 minutes.
  4. Just before serving, place rolls, cut side down, on grid; grill until lightly toasted. Serve patties on rolls with tomatoes, onions and lettuce.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Calories 367
Calories from Fat 27 %
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 31 g
Sodium 502 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 2-1/2
Meat 3

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