Grilled Mustard-Dill Burgers

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Grilled Mustard-Dill Burgers

Happy Memorial Day to everyone in the US! If you’re like most Americans you are probably grilling something today. So, in honor of that, I bring you Grilled Mustard-Dill Burgers. I still have a zillion pounds of ground beef from the side of beef we purchased last November, so I’ll probably be grilling burgers every single weekend this summer. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. Between burgers on Saturday and roasting a chicken on Sundays, my weekends are planned from now until..oh say..October or November! Again, I reiterate, my life = boring.

This was a really easy and quick way to jazz up burgers. They were very moist and flavorful. The dill flavor was not too prominent, which I liked. You couldn’t really tell what was flavoring it, only that it was different than a plain burger.

Grilled Mustard-Dill Burgers
The Bon Appetit Cookbook: Fast Easy Fresh
Serves 2

3 tablespoons sour cream
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
10 ounces lean ground beef

2 hamburger buns, split
2 tomato slices
2 Bibb lettuce leaves

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Mix first 3 ingredients in medium bowl. Transfer 3 tablespoons sauce to small bowl and reserve. Add meat to remaining sauce in medium bowl and mix gently. Divide meat mixture into 2 equal portions. Flatten each to 1/2-inch-thick patty; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Grill cut side of buns until toasted, about 1 minute. Grill patties to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium. Spread bottom half of buns with reserved sauce. Top each with burger, tomato slice, lettuce and bun top.

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  1. says

    I never would have thought to add sour cream to the meat! Between that and the mustard, it must be moist.
    Think I’ll give it a try next weekend. Today is BBQ ribs!

  2. Write Me Beautiful says

    I’m going to try this but with tofu and beans instead of meet, i’ll let you know how it turns out
    happy memorial day

  3. says

    Mmmmm… I can almost smell it from here!
    I was thinking of doing burgers tonight, so I might give these a try.
    I don’t have sour cream right now, but the milkman is due… so I’m going to give these a go!

  4. says

    i could most definitely partake of grilled burgers every weekend for the rest of my life. happily. i love the mustard and dill combo–very nice.

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