Adding a bit of water to the mixture ensures that the patties stay deliciously moist as they cook to well done.

-Daphna Rabinovich
Canadian Living Cooks

No.1 Beef Burger

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Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 11 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Worldwide
Servings 4 serves


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • t/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 4 hamburger bun


  • In bowl, beat egg and water with fork; mix in bread crumbs, onion, mustard, salt, Worcestershire and pepper.
  • Mix in beef.
  • Shape into four 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 6 hours. Or layer between waxed paper in airtight container and freeze for up to 1 month; thaw in refrigerator).
  • Place patties on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook, turning patties once, for about 10 minutes or until no longer pink inside.
  • Place in hamburger buns.
Keyword Beef, Burger
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