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These Might Be The 4 Best Burgers In The World

A patty, a bun, and unlimited potential.

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So, in honor of their international appeal, here are 4 different burgers inspired by France, Japan, Mexico, and North America.

1. American "Juicy Lucy" Burger

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Serves 3

INGREDIENTS

American Patty

1 pound ground beef, 80% lean

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon onion powder

Toppings

2 ounces cheddar cheese, sliced into 3 square chunks

1 tablespoon oil

3 hamburger buns

3 strips bacon, cooked and sliced in half

3 slices tomato

3 pieces lettuce

PREPARATION

1. Mix together the patty ingredients until evenly combined.

2. Flatten the beef into a thin layer, then place a chunk of cheddar inside, wrapping the beef completely around the cheddar. Form a patty with your hands.

3. Repeat with the remaining beef and cheese.

4. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

5. Cook the burgers for 3 minutes on the first side, flip, then cook for 6 more minutes.

6. Assemble the burgers with the bun, bacon, tomato, and lettuce.

Serve!

2. French Onion Burger

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Serves 3

INGREDIENTS

French Patty

1 pound ground beef, 80% lean

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

Toppings

3 ounces comté cheese, sliced

1 tablespoon oil

3 hamburger buns

1 cup caramelized onions

1 cup arugula

PREPARATION

1. Mix together the patty ingredients until evenly combined.

2. Form the beef into a round patty.

3. Repeat with the remaining beef.

4. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

5. Cook the burgers for 3 minutes on the first side, flip, and place the slice of comté on top.

6. Cook for 6 more minutes.

7. Assemble the burgers on the buns with caramelized onions and arugula.

Serve!

3. Japanese Rice Burger

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Serves 3

INGREDIENTS

Rice Bun

2 cups cooked white rice

Cooking spray

1 tablespoon oil


Japanese Patty

1 pound ground beef, 80% lean

½ onion, finely chopped

½ cup panko bread crumbs

1 egg

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

Toppings

1 cup demi-glace or beef gravy

3 fried eggs

⅓ cup green onions, thinly sliced

PREPARATION

1. Press ⅓ cup of rice into the bottom of a greased 1 cup measure, then remove. Repeat with the rice until you have 6 buns.

2. In a pan over medium-high heat, fry the buns until lightly browned on both sides.

3. Set aside on a paper towel.

4. Mix together the the patty ingredients until evenly combined.

5. Form the beef into 3 patties.

6. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

7. Cook the burgers for 3 minutes on the first side, flip, then cook for 6 more minutes.

8. Assemble the burgers with the rice buns, beef gravy, egg, and green onions. scallions.

Serve!

4. Mexican Chorizo Burger

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Serves 3

INGREDIENTS

Mexican Patty

1 pound ground beef, 80% lean

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon chili powder

⅓ pound ground chorizo

Toppings

3 ounces manchego cheese, sliced

1 tablespoon oil

3 hamburger buns

½ cup guacamole

⅓ cup pico de gallo

⅓ cup cotija cheese

¼ cup sour cream

PREPARATION

1. Mix together the patty ingredients until combined.

2. Form the beef mixture into 3 round patties.

3. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

4. Cook the burgers for 3 minutes on the first side, flip, and place a slice of manchego cheese on top.

5. Cook for 6 more minutes until the cheese is melted.

6. Assemble the burgers on the buns with guacamole, cotija, pico de gallo, and sour cream.

Serve!

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