The Perfect Basic Burger

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

 

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs

Directions

  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil grate.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, salt and pepper. Place ground beef and bread crumbs into the mixture. With hands or a fork, mix until well blended. Form into 4 patties approximately 3/4 inch thick.
  3. Place patties on the prepared grill. Cover and cook 6 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.

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