Depression Era Hamburgers Recipe

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Time: 25 minutes



  1. ground beef
  2. egg
  3. onion
  4. garlic powder
  5. kosher salt
  6. black pepper
  7. white bread
  8. unsalted butter
  9. american cheese


  1. grate half the onion and thinly slice theother
  2. in a big bowl combine meat , egg , and spices
  3. shape into thin patties
  4. spread butter on each side of the bread
  5. in a skillet cook bread 3 minutes on each side
  6. cook the burgers and drain the grease from skillet
  7. blot off extra grease with paper towels
  8. top each burger with a slice of cheese
  9. put pattys on bread and top with thinly sliced onion

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