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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef (not less than 80% lean)
  • 4 (2 tablespoons) Land O' Lakes Butter Balls
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  • 4 slices Land O' Lakes Deli American
  • 4 hamburger buns, split

Optional Toppings

  • lettuce leaves
  • tomato slices
  • red onion slices

Nutrition Info (Per Serving)

    Calories 440 Cholesterol 105mg Carbohydrate 24g Protein 31g Fat 24g Sodium 1010mg Dietary Fiber 0g

Recipe Directions

  1. Form 4 ounces ground beef into ball. Using thumb, make 1/2-inch indent into center of patty; place 1 Butter Ball into center. Repeat with remaining beef and Butter Balls.
  2. Heat skillet to medium-high heat. Place burgers butter-side down into skillet. Heat 30 seconds or until butter starts to melt. Using spatula, smash burgers to 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle with half each salt and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes.
  3. Flip burgers over; sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Cook 3 minutes. Add 1 slice Deli American to each burger; cover. Cook 30 seconds or until cheese is melted and internal temperature of burger reaches 165°F.
  4. Build burgers as desired using buns, patties and any optional toppings as desired.
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Form these burgers up to a day ahead, then cover and refrigerate before cooking.

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  1. Great ideas

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