Hamburger is a cooked patty of ground beef. The Hamburger or hamburger steak was named for the city of Hamburg Germany. Introduced by German immigrants in the 1850's, the hamburger has become an icon of American cuisine. Hamburgers are a standard menu item at most restaurants and is the standard main course at most backyard Barbeques.
A hamburger is eaten as a sandwich between 2 halves of a round bun. Typical garnishments served on a hamburger sandwich are mustard, mayonnaise, catsup, lettuce, onions, tomatoes and pickles. A variation of the hamburger is the cheeseburger which is a hamburger with a slice of cheese melted on it. Any kind of cheese can be used to cover the hamburger patty but most often the cheese of preference is American cheese.
Too stretch hamburger meat, oatmeal, breadcrumbs, cracker crumbs and even onions have been used as a filler
A hamburger with 15% fat is regarded as an ideal proportion of fat to lean meat. This ratio of fat to lean is suppose to produce the hamburger with the best flavor and juiciness.
Hamburgers make a quick and easy recipe. Hamburger can be used in many dishes. It is best fresh from the market instead of froze. Always cook hamburger well done to avoid food poisoning.
Worcestershire Hamburger Recipe
Tired of plain old hamburgers for supper or lunch. Try this easy variation. Worcestershire hamburger is a flavorful meal. It smells good cooking too. Hamburger makes a quick meal and its always good.
Melt butter, add Worcestershire sauce. Form hamburger in patties and fry with melted butter and Worcestershire sauce until done.
This recipe is versatile. You can use more or less hamburger, replace the mixed veggies with leftovers you have on hand or add the leftover veggies to the recipe. If you don't have the tomato puree, make it without.
Saute onion and garlic in 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine in a skillet. Add hamburger. Brown Hamburger in skillet till done. remove from heat. set aside. Cook frozen mixed veggies according to package instructions or until tender. Add tomatoes, puree, hamburger meat, onion and garlic. Add seasoning. Add water just to cover mixture. Simmer on medium low heat for about 20 minutes. Serve. Put leftovers in refrigerator. This recipe is best served the next day. after it sits in the refrigerator the flavors blend and it tastes better.