Grilled French Dip Burgers

For a little fancier hamburger, try these on French bread served with au jus. Oo la la!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
cup water
1
package (1 oz) dry onion soup mix
2
tablespoons water
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
8
diagonal slices French bread (1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. To make hot broth in 1-quart saucepan, mix 1 cup water and 2 tablespoons of the soup mix. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer while making and grilling patties.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix 2 tablespoons water and the remaining soup mix until well blended. Stir in ground beef. Shape mixture into 4 oval-shaped patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3 Place patties on grill; cover grill. Cook with medium heat 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. During last 2 minutes of cooking time, place bread slices on grill; cook 1 to 2 minutes, turning once, until lightly toasted.
  • 4 To serve, place each patty between 2 slices French bread. Serve with hot broth for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwiches
    Calories
    260
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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