“This recipe uses nearly a whole bottle of dark beer, such as stout, which gives these aromatic burgers a nice subtle carmel-like flavor and color. I like to use a Belgium strong beer for these. You can include a couple jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced, with the sautéing onion and garlic if you'd like to add some heat. From the show "Licence to Grill".”
6 burgers

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onion, garlic, thyme and oregano over medium heat until onion is translucent, about 3 minutes. Let this cool completely.
  2. Add ground beef, onion mixture and egg together in a large bowl and mix until thoroughly blended. Slowly stir in stout beer, while mixing. You may want to add less beer than called for here if you find it is getting too thin, or more yet. Then add parsley, celery salt and black pepper and mix well. It's ideal to mix using your hands and you may want to wear rubber gloves for this.
  3. Form into 6 patties and let sit in the fridge for 15 minutes to firm up a bit.
  4. Preheat grill to 375°F.
  5. Place patties onto the grill and cook until well-done (170°F internal temperature), turning once, about 8-10 minutes per side.

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