Barbecue Hamburger Recipe with Whiskey Sauce


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Smartpoints™  Value : 12


  • Whiskey Barbecue Sauce:
    2 tbsp. butter
    1/2 cup minced onion
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    3/4 cup chili sauce
    1/2 cup whiskey
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    1/4 cup cider vinegar
    1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
    1 tbsp. stone ground mustard
    1 tsp. Raley’s Alderwood Smoked Sea Salt
    1 tsp. pepper
  • Burgers:
    1-1/2 lbs. ground beef (preferably lean)
    6 potato buns, toasted
    Thinly sliced lettuce (optional topper)
    Heirloom tomato slices (optional topper)
    Crisp bacon (optional topper)
    Crispy onion rings (optional topper)



Prep: 30 minutes, Cook: 1 hour, 15 minutes, Serves: 6

1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir inremaining sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Remove cover and increase heat. Cook for 5 minutes more to thicken slightly.

2. Shape beef into 6 very flat patties and grill over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until burgers are cooked to your liking.

3. Place burgers in buns with any desired toppings.


Nutritional Information:
501 calories
28 g protein
11 g total fat (5 g sat.)
63 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
37 g sugar
76 mg cholesterol
1979 mg sodium