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Barbecued Burgers

Barbecued Burgers
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Yield: about 6


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (or more to taste)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons minute tapioca


Fry ground beef, onions, celery, and mushrooms in hot shortening until brown. Add ketchup, tomato, water, and seasonings. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add tapioca and cook until slightly thick. Split soft rolls and brown in frying pan. To serve, surround bowl of burger mixture with pan-toasted rolls.
Updated Sunday, April 21st, 2002

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One Response to Barbecued Burgers

  1. Anonymous May 16, 2008 at 11:56 am #

    Awesome burgers!

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