California Burger Recipe

California Burger Recipe

California Burger
3 - 3 votes

This delicious and lean burger will satisfy your taste buds beyond belief! The flavors of the meat are accentuated with a cool and refreshing avocado salsa. Fresh ingredients and lean meat are they keys, as well as a fresh toasted sesame seed bun.


  • 1lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Avocado Salsa Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes

Total time: 25 minPrep time: 20 min – Cook time: 5 min


Mix meat, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke and pepper very well. Shape into 3 patties of about 1/2″ thick. Let sit in fridge for about 15 minutes. a pinch of salt can be added if desired.

In a separate bowl combine sliced avocado, chopped onion, cilantro, tomatoes and lemon juice. Mix well until all ingredients are well blended and it has a guacamole like consistency.

Preheat your Foreman Grill for at least 5 minutes with the lid closed. Place burger patties on grill and close lid. Grill for approximately 5 minutes for medium doneness.

After patties are done, place buns on grill but don’t close the lid. Let grill for about 1 minute.

Add avocado spread to tops of burgers and serve warm. Add your favorite cheese if desired.

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