Calico Burgers
Taste of Home


"On summer Sundays when our children were young, we'd often invite guests for cookouts," recalls Maryann Bondonese of Nazareth, Pennsylvania. "These unique burgers were always a hit."

SERVINGS: 4-6
CATEGORY: Sandwich
METHOD: Grill (gas or charcoal)
TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients:
1-1/2 pounds ground beef
1/2 cup cooked rice
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Dash pepper
BARBECUE SAUCE:
2/3 cup water
1/4 cup ketchup
3 tablespoons chili sauce
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried basil

Directions:
In a bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; mix well. Shape into four to six oval patties. Grill over hot heat until meat reaches desired doneness, about 15-20 minutes. Combine all sauce ingredients in a saucepan; simmer for 15 minutes. Serve with burgers. Yield: 4-6 servings.


Nutrition Facts
One serving:(1 each)
Calories: 218,Fat:10 g,Saturated Fat:5 g,Cholesterol: 56 mg,Sodium:712 mg,Carbohydrate: 10 g,Fiber:0 g,Protein:21 g