California Burger Recipe

California Burger Recipe

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California Burger Recipe
3.9 - 30 vote[s]

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 – Serves:2 people


1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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

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

Comments: 2

  1. Nancy Leggett - January 29, 2017 at 3:07 pm Reply

    why do they not tell the temperature to cook at just says preheated?

  2. Susan Truitt - March 22, 2019 at 5:22 pm Reply

    Oh I see it’s a green pepper.

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