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from "Everyday Food® magazine"

To grill the burgers, simply roll the patties slightly thicker (3/8 inch) and grill over medium-high heat, 2 minutes per side.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Yield: Serves 4

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1 pound ground beef chuck (20 percent fat)
4 teaspoons softened butter
4 hamburger buns, split
Coarse salt and ground pepper
4 slices melting cheese, such as American or mild cheddar
Toppings, such as shredded iceberg lettuce, pickle chips, thinly sliced red onion, mustard, ketchup, and mayonnaise

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1. Heat broiler. Divide beef into 4 rounds and place each between two layers of plastic wrap. Using a rolling pin, roll beef into 1/4-inch-thick patties. Butter inside of each bun. Place on a baking sheet, buttered side up, and toast under broiler.
2. Heat a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over high. Generously season patties on both sides with salt and pepper. Working in batches, cook burgers 1 to 2 minutes. Flip and top each with cheese; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes more. Place burgers on buns and serve with desired toppings.
Cook's Note: Beef chuck with 20 percent fat makes for juicy burgers. The meat shrinks as it cooks, so form it into wide patties.

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 Quantity Ingredients Est.Price

90% Lean Ground Beef Sirloin - $7.49/ea
  FreshDirect Fresh Sesame Brioche Rolls - $5.49/ea
FreshDirect White American Cheese - $4.99/lb
Optional Toppings
  Ocean Mist Farms Iceberg Lettuce - $1.99/ea
  Ba-Tampte Bread and Butter Pickles - $4.39/ea
  Red Onion, Large - $1.49/lb
  French's Classic Yellow Mustard - $1.99/ea
  Heinz Ketchup Squeezable - $2.99/ea
  Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise - $3.99/ea
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  Morton Coarse Kosher Salt - $2.99/ea
  Gefen Ground Black Pepper - $2.79/ea
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