Skeen Burgers

Skeen Burgers


  • 1 1/4 cups crushed reduced-fat round buttery crackers (such as Ritz; about 20 crackers)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 pounds ground round
  • 1 (1-ounce) package onion soup mix (such as Lipton)
  • Cooking spray
  • 10 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns
  • 5 tablespoons ketchup
  • 10 (1/8-inch-thick) slices red onion


Prepare grill.

Combine first 6 ingredients. Divide mixture into 10 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

Place patties on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until done. Place buns, cut sides down, on grill rack; grill 1 minute or until toasted. Spread 1 1/2 teaspoons ketchup on each bun top. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun; top each serving with 1 onion slice and top half of bun.

  • Yield: 10 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 335
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 34%
Fat per serving: 12.5g
Saturated fat per serving: 4.3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.4g
Protein per serving: 22g
Carbohydrate per serving: 32.7g
Fiber per serving: 1.8g
Cholesterol per serving: 62mg
Iron per serving: 3.3mg
Sodium per serving: 691mg
Calcium per serving: 63mg