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Krystal's Hamburgers

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  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup dry minced onion
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1 (3 ounce) jar strained beef baby food
  • 2/3 cup clear beef broth
  • Hot dog buns


  1. Soak onions in hot water until soft.
  2. Meanwhile, mix ground beef with baby food and beef broth.
  3. Using 1/4 cup of the meat mixture for each patty, flatten to 1/4-inch thickness and fry quickly in 1 tablespoon of oil per patty on a hot griddle. Make 3 or 4 holes in the patties while frying.
  4. Cut hot dog buns in half. Cut off rounded ends.
  5. Fry 1 teaspoon of onions under each patty as you turn to fry the second side.
  6. Slip each patty onto the cut bun with 2 dill pickle chips and mustard.