Raschke's Burgers

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Dec. 07, 2011

History: Gaylord Rashke is where Raschke's Burgers came from. Raschkes Saloon was built after 1910, located at 3 North Maple Saloon in Watertown, SD. Gaylord Rashke was a sparing partner to Joe Lewis, a great American boxer. This recipe is pasted down from Grandpa Luken, a tradition at Sunday dinners.


80/20 ground beef 1 Pound
Onions 2 Large , sliced
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Pretzel buns 3 (Traditionally Used Was Hamburger Bun)
Horseradish 3 Tablespoon , divided


Mix together the beef and the salt and pepper. Form into 3 large balls and place in a sauté pan. Cover with onions, garlic and water. Place the pan on the stove on a medium heat and simmer for 60 minutes.

Place the Raschke Burger on a bun, along with all the juices, and on the other bun spread 1 tbls of horseradish. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 45 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 904Calories from Fat 306

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1758 mg73.25%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 49 g98%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet