Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1/2 lb extra-lean (at least 90%) ground beef

  2. 1 can (15 to 16 oz) great northern beans, drained, rinsed

  3. 1/4 cup finely crushed saltine crackers (about 7 squares)

  4. 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce

  5. 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  6. 1 egg

  7. Leaf lettuce, if desired

  8. 5 whole-grain hamburger buns, split

  9. 5 teaspoons barbecue sauce

  10. Sliced tomato and sliced onion, if desired

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, mix beef, beans, cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, the pepper and egg. Shape into 5 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.

  2. Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Place patties on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Turn; cook covered 5 to 6 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160ºF.

  3. Place lettuce and patties on bottom halves of buns. Spread each patty with 1 teaspoon barbecue sauce. Top with tomato and onion. Cover with bun tops.


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