Smothered Burgers


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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 511.5
  • Total Fat: 28.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 98.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,071.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 29.5 g

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    Cooking spray
    2 cups vertically sliced onion
    2 teaspoons sugar
    3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
    1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
    1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
    2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
    1 pound ground round
    4 (1-ounce) slices Texas toast
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese


Prepare grill.

Heat a medium nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add onion; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove onion from pan, and keep warm.

Heat pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and 1/4 teaspoon salt; saute 5 minutes or until tender.

Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and beef. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

Preheat broiler.

Place patties on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until done. Place bread on grill rack; grill 1 minute on each side or until toasted.

Arrange bread on a baking sheet. Top each bread slice with 1 patty, 1/4 cup onion, 1/4 cup mushrooms, and 2 tablespoons cheese; broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Yield: 4 servings

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Recipe Copyright Cooking Light Magazine

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    For Heaven's sake, think, people! Leave out the sugar, salt, use ground turkey...whatever! Recipes are just ideas! They don't have to be slavishly followed! Sorry, my fatigue is showing. - 7/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quite a bit of work, but well worth the effort. Great for a casual dinner party, but not something I cook on a weeknight when we're in a hurry. Tastes fantastic. - 3/9/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It is hard to believe that this is a Cooking Light recipe! Texas Toast? They are so tasty and full of fat that they are sinful! But the main idea of the recipe is good and can be adapted to ones needs without sacrificing taste. - 7/31/08

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make a variation of this for my fmaily. Extra extra lean ground beef, seasoned, sweet onions (no sugar, no salt added, sautee''d with worcestershire) I serve the burger sans bread, top it with horseradish, fat free cheddar, and the sautee'd onions. I serve it with steamed broccoli and wild rice. - 7/31/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing. It does take a solid 30 minutes to prepare but it's well worth it! - 11/28/07

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