Guinness Pub Burgers

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

Source: The Great Big Burger Book

Serves 4 people

Categories: Beer, Ground Beef, Hamburgers, Main Dish


  • 1 lb ground round
  • 1/4 cup Guinness stout
  • 2 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup minced scallion
  • 4 hamburger buns with sesame seeds


  1. In a bowl, gently mix the beef, beer, mustard, ginger, garlic, salt, and pepper together.

  2. Form mixture into 4 patties, each ¾ inch thick.

  3. Melt the butter in a large skillet over med-high heat; cook the burgers 3-5 minutes per side for medium or until desired doneness.

  4. Remove patties from skillet; add in the scallions; cook 1-2 minutes, stirring, until just wilted.

  5. Serve patties on toasted sesame seed buns with some pan sauce on top.

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