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These started out with extra lean ground beef,
add some fresh diced onion, a little garlic salt,
and fresh cracked pepper. You want to mix it
together gently, not overworking the mixture.
I try to form my patties without any more
than necessary. You can notice how the center is
pressed thinner than the edge, this will yield a more
flat burger after shrinkage. With extra lean you don`t
need to be as drastic as these are, there is less shrinkage.
I set up the egg with the grid in its normal
a full load of lump, and for old times sake I used a
firestarter rather than the mapp torch.
Once at desired temp, in this case we are
around 325° to 350°, we load up the egg. I went for
roughly 15 minutes before flipping.
After the flip I went for about 10 minutes and
arrange the burgers based on browning. I added cheese
with about 3 minutes left to go. Here is the finished product.