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Garlic-Basil Burgers

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The microwave makes burgers for two super easy.
Ingredients
  Lean ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon (Progresso)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Green onions 2 Tablespoon, chopped (2 medium sized)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
  Bacon slices 2
Directions

1. Mix all ingredients except bacon. Shape mixture into 2 patties, about 3/4 inch thick. Place on microwavable rack in rectangular microwavable dish, 11x7x1 1/2 inches. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 2 minutes 45 seconds to 4 minutes or until just slightly pink in center. Remove from rack; let stand about 3 minutes or until burgers are no longer pink in center and juice is clear.

2. While burgers are standing, place bacon on rack in same dish. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes 30 seconds or until almost crisp; drain on paper towel. Cut bacon slices in half; place on patties.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Microwaving
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Holiday, Kids, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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