Total Time:
25 min
10 min
15 min
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef sirloin
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 soft hamburger buns, split, and toasted
  • 4 slices cheese, such as Cheddar, American, or Swiss, or crumbled blue cheese, optional
  • Lettuce leaves, sliced tomato, mustard, ketchup and mayonnaise, for garnish
  • 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  • 2. Break meat into small pieces, spread in an even layer on a large plate and season generously with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper. Divide meat into 4 even portions gently shape into balls and lightly press to form1-inch thick patties.

  • 3. Preheat a large ovenproof skillet large over medium-low heat for about 2 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high and add oil. Place patties in skillet and cook until browned, about 2 minutes. Flip patties over and transfer skillet to oven. Cook to desired doneness: 7 to 8 minutes for medium-rare, 9 to 11 minutes for medium, or 13 to 15 minutes for well-done. Lay a slice of cheese on top of burgers during last few minutes to melt, if desired.) Transfer hamburgers to a plate and let rest for 3 to 4 minutes before serving. Assemble hamburgers with condiments and toppings. Serve.

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  • Calories: 540

  • Total Fat: 30 grams

  • Saturated Fat: 11 grams

  • Total Carbohydrate: 24 grams

  • Protein: 45 grams

  • Sodium: 720 milligrams

  • Cholesterol: 125 milligrams

  • Fiber: 2 gram

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