Homestyle Grilled BBQ Burger

Homestyle Grilled BBQ Burger

These delicious burgers will be a hit at your next event.


  • 2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup crushed soda crackers or fine dry breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons hickory barbecue sauce
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil (for frying)


  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together ground round, beaten eggs, onions, soda crackers, garlic powder, salt, pepper and barbecue sauce. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Create patties and flatten to about 3 1/2″ diameter and 3/4″ thick
  • Using a round wooden spoon handle (about 1/4″ round), make a hole in the center of the hamburger pattie.
  • In a frying pan over medium-high heat, heat olive oil.
  • Place 3 patties into the hot oil and fry for about 2 to 3 minutes, the hole will begin to close.
  • Turn patty over and continue to fry for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • The hole that was made in the pattie will fill in when the hamburger is cooked through properly.
  • Place on a large bun and top with your favorite condiments


If the burger mixture does not hold together when squeezed, add some milk and mix to blend.

Fried caramalized onions are a good added touch.