Delicious, juicy, and full of flavor, Easy Homemade Hamburgers will have you skipping the drive through and heading home for dinner instead. Best of all, these fresh and tasty burgers are ready in only 15 minutes.
When it comes to dinnertime, there is nothing like a fresh and juicy hamburger. You can dress it up, add all the classic fixings, or keep it simple with a swirl of ketchup on a bun. However you eat it, a good hamburger is always a combination of satisfying and comfort food.
My family loves eating hamburgers, they could eat them at least once a week. Sure they’ll eat one of the frozen varieties that you can pick up from the grocery store. But when they’re freshly made, they’re so much better. Nothing beats a fresh hamburger.
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Easy Homemade Hamburgers are so easy to make. They are made with only 5 ingredients and they cook up in just minutes. Before you know it, your burgers are ready and your family will be gushing over how tasty these burgers are.
Tasty Burgers Made Without Breadcrumbs and Egg
Many burger recipes call for breadcrumbs and eggs, but you really don’t need them. Adding breadcrumbs and eggs simply takes away from the flavor of the natural meat.
If you enjoy juicy and delicious burgers, this is the way to go. Simply use the beef as your base and enhance the flavors of your meat. All of the ingredients in Easy Homemade Hamburgers are designed to enhance the natural flavors of the meat, leaving your with a rich a juicy burger that your family with ask for again and again.
Even without the breadcrumbs and egg, the burgers are still easy to work with. You don’t need to use breadcrumbs or eggs as a binding ingredient. All you have to do is keep them cold until it’s time to cook.
Simply store the patties in the fridge for a few minutes and then cook them as usual. This way they’ll hold together even better. And taste amazing!
Quick and Easy 5 Ingredients Hamburgers
When it comes to making 5 ingredients meals, there are two simple ingredients that aren’t counted – salt and pepper.
Salt and pepper are kitchen staples and you likely won’t need to buy them for this recipe. Plus, they are flavor enhancers that you can always adjust to taste. So, if you prefer more salt, you can add it. And if pepper isn’t your thing, you can leave it out. Or, just add a little less.
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The Secret to Juicy Homemade Hamburgers
When it comes to making homemade hamburgers, the secret is to keep it simple. You don’t need any eggs or breadcrumbs. You simply need to flavor the meat.
Here is everything you need to make juicy and delicious homemade hamburgers:
- Lean ground beef – For leaner burgers, use ground beef that is 90 to 95 percent lean. For juicier burgers, use beef that is 80 to 85 percent lean.
- Worcestershire sauce – Even a small amount gives your burger a deep beefy and smoky flavor.
- Dijon mustard – Adds a little tangy and loads of flavor to your burgers with just one tablespoon.
- Garlic powder – A little garlic goes a long way to give these juicy burgers a boost of flavor.
- Salt and pepper – Enhance the flavors of your burger with salt and pepper.
How to make Easy Homemade Hamburgers
Enjoy the flavor of fresh hamburgers any time of the year. You can cook these on a pan or the BBQ, to enjoy quick and easy burgers any time of the year. And it’s ready in only four simple steps. How great is that!
Step 1: Combine Patty Mixture
It all starts with making the patty mixture. And with only a handful of ingredients, this burger comes together really easily. So, let’s begin.
In a large bowl, add ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Gently and evenly mix to make the patty mixture. You want to be careful not to over mix the patties. You only want to mix it until everything is well combined.
Step 2: Shape Patties
Easy Homemade Hamburgers makes four juicy burgers. So, you’ll want to divide the patty mixture into four equal portions and form each one into a patty shape. Try to make the patties as equal as possible. This helps all of the burgers cook more evenly when it is time to cook.
Gently press your thumb in the middle of the patty to make a small dimple. This will help the burger cook more evenly.
Step 3: Cool in the Fridge
Before cooking your burger, store burgers in the fridge. Even a few minutes in the fridge with help it hold together better while cooking. This is why you don’t need any egg to bind them. Simply let the patties cool in the fridge and your burgers will be full of flavor while keeping their uniform burger shape.
Step 4: Cook
In a large pan over medium heat, add non-stick cooking spray and cook burgers for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Cook until an internal temperature of 160°F (71°C).
While they are cooking, avoid pressing down on the patties. It doesn’t help them cook faster. Instead, pressing on the burger causes the patty to loose its natural moisture and you want to keep those juices in. So when it’s done, you have juicy and tasty burgers.
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN THE BEEF IS READY?
When your Easy Homemade Hamburgers are finished cooking, you’ll want to make sure that it is fully cooked and safe to eat. The best way to do this is by using a meat thermometer. The recommended internal temperature of ground beef is 160°F (71°C).
WHAT TO SERVE WITH EASY Homemade Hamburgers?
Sure, burgers are satisfying all on their own. Top them with tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, and a bun, and you have a tasty meal. But, if you want to add a salad, you may also enjoy Avocado Mediterranean Salad, Avocado Caesar Salad, or Creamy Dill Cobb Salad. And if you enjoy a fruity dessert salad, Blueberry Cantaloupe Salad is so refreshing
However you eat them, homemade hamburgers are always YUMMY!
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Easy Homemade Hamburgers (5 Ingredients Recipe)
Delicious, juicy, and full of flavor, Easy Homemade Hamburgers will have you skipping the drive through and heading home for dinner instead. Especially when they are ready in only 15 minutes.
- Prep Time: 5
- Cook Time: 10
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
- Category: Dinner
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American/Canadian
- Diet: Gluten Free
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
SERVE WITH: 4 hamburger buns or lettuce wraps.
OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL TOPPINGS: lettuce, tomato, cheddar/swiss cheese, onions, ketchup, mustard, and pickles.
- In a large bowl, add ground beef, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix to combine.
- Divide into four portions and form each one into a patty shape. Gently press your thumb in the middle of the patty to make a small dimple. This will help the burger cook more evenly.
- Store burgers in the fridge until you are ready to cook.
- In a large pan over medium heat, add non-stick cooking spray and cook burgers for 3 to 5 minutes per side. Cook until an internal temperature of 160°F (71°C).
- Serving Size: 1 burger
- Calories: 210.47kcal
- Sugar: 0.48g
- Sodium: 416.77mg
- Fat: 11.81g
- Saturated Fat: 4.52g
- Unsaturated Fat: 4.75g
- Trans Fat: 0.61g
- Carbohydrates: 1.39g
- Fiber: 0.14g
- Protein: 23.06g
- Cholesterol: 73.71mg
Keywords: 5 ingredients homemade hamburger made without eggs and breadcrumbs, dairy-free, gluten-free
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