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12 Minutes

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings


  • 1 lb (500 g) Extra Lean or Lean Ground Beef Sirloin or Round*
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) EACH dried bread crumbs and finely chopped mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH dried oregano and basil
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) EACH salt and pepper


  1. Combine ground beef, egg, bread crumbs, mushrooms, onion, garlic, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Mix lightly and shape into 4 to 6 patties, 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick.
  2. Grill, broil or pan-fry using medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes per side, until digital rapid-read thermometer inserted sideways into centre of each patty reads at least 160°F (71°C). At this temperature, patties are cooked regardless of colour.
  3. Tuck patties into toasted buns.

*Other Options: Lean Ground Chuck or Lean/Extra Lean Ground Beef
A good source of Iron (19% RDI) and an excellent source of Zinc (56% RDI)

Nutritional Facts

Calories 254
Protein 24 g
Total Fat 14 g
Total Carbohydrates 7 g

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