Oktoberfest Beef Burger
  • 30 to 35 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings
  • Burger

Oktoberfest Beef Burgers

Can't make it to Germany for Oktoberfest? Don't fret! Eat like you're there with these tasty burgers.

Ingredients

Sauerkraut:
  • 3 cups coleslaw mix
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon caraway seed

Instructions

  1. Combine Sauerkraut ingredients in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; cover and cook 8 to 11 minutes or until cabbage is tender, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, prepare German-Style Beef Sausage. During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking, top burgers with cheese.

    German-Style Beef Sausage: Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 1/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1 teaspoon ground mace, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon each ground coriander and ground allspice in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape sausage mixture into four 1/2-inch patties.  Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add patties; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

    Cook's Tip:

    Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

  3. Spread mustard on bottom of rolls; top with burgers and evenly with Sauerkraut. Close sandwiches.


  • Test Kitchen Tips

    Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.


Nutrition Information

532 Calories; 20g Total Fat; 8g Saturated Fat; 3g Monounsaturated Fat; 91mg Cholesterol; 974mg Sodium; 51g Total carbohydrate; 37g Protein; 4.9mg Iron; 6.1mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 81.6mg Choline; 2.2mcg Vitamin B12; 5.8mg Zinc; 17.8mcg Selenium; 2.9g Fiber.584 Calories; 26g Total Fat; 10g Saturated Fat; 6g Monounsaturated Fat; 91mg Cholesterol; 978mg Sodium; 51g Total carbohydrate; 36g Protein; 4.6mg Iron; 6.8mg Niacin; 0.4mg Vitamin B6; 77.2mg Choline; 2.3mcg Vitamin B12; 5.4mg Zinc; 18.2mcg Selenium; 2.9g Fiber.