Peanutty Crunch Burgers

Makes: 6 burgers at $1.12 each. Prep: 20 minutes. Cook: about 20 minutes.

Peanutty Crunch Burgers
Yield: 6 burgers Prep 20 mins Cook 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large onions, chopped (3 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons water, or as needed
  • 3/4 pound ground beef
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark Asian sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
  • 6 Kaiser rolls, split and toasted*
Garnish (optional):
  • Sliced tomatoes, sliced cucumbers, pickles

Make It

1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet. Add onions; saute until golden brown, 10 minutes, adding 2 tablespoons water each time skillet seems dry. Scrape into large bowl.

2. Add beef, turkey, soy and sesame oil to onions. Shape into 6 patties, 4 inches in diameter. Spread nuts on waxed paper; press one side of each patty into peanuts.

3. In same skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Working in batches if necessary, add burgers, peanut sides down, to skillet. Cook 5 minutes; turn over. Cook 5 to 7 minutes, until instant-read thermometer inserted in centers registers 165 degrees F.

4. Serve burgers on toasted rolls with tomato, cucumber and pickles.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 545, Fat, total (g): 29, chol. (mg): 79, sat. fat (g): 7, carb. (g): 38, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 33, sodium (mg): 689, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.