Killer Steak Burgers with Black
Pepper Mayo and Crispy Onions

Killer Steak Burgers

Peppery mayo and crispy onions create tantalizing toppers for sauced-up burgers.


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1/4 cup steak sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups French-fried onions (from 6-ounce can)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  2. In large bowl, mix beef, steak sauce, salt, 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper and 1/2 cup of the onions. Shape mixture into 4 patties, 1/2 inch thick. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper; set aside.
  3. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160 degrees F. During last 2 minutes of cooking, place buns, cut sides down, on grill until toasted.
  4. Spread mayonnaise mixture on cut sides of buns. Top with remaining 3/4 cup onions, the lettuce and burgers. Cover with top halves of buns.

Prep time: 25 Min | Total time: 25 Min | Servings: 4

For the best flavor, buy whole black peppercorns and grind your pepper as you need it.

To give these burgers a different twist, try substituting your favorite barbecue sauce for the steak sauce.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Sandwich) Calories 580 (Calories from Fat 310), Total Fat 35g (Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat 3 1/2g), Cholesterol 115mg; Sodium 1400mg; Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 7g), Protein 35g

Exchanges: 2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15.00%; Vitamin C 2.00%; Calcium 10.00%; Iron 30.00%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Betty Crocker

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