Spicy Tailgate Burgers with Mustard-Beer Sauce


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Spicy Tailgate Burgers with Mustard-Beer Sauce

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee Worcestershire sauce
    ¼ tsp. Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt, divided
    ¼ tsp. freshly ground Hy-Vee black pepper
    1 lbs. lean ground beef
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee spicy brown mustard
    ½ c. plus 2 tbsp beer, preferably lager or ale, divided
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee brown sugar
    4 slice(s) Hy-Vee pepper Jack cheese
    4 Hy-Vee whole wheat hamburger buns, split
    Lettuce leaves, tomato slices and onion slices, for garnish


    1. Combine garlic, Worcestershire, cayenne pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, pepper and ground beef in a large bowl. Form into 4 patties. If desired, cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.
    2. To make mustard-beer sauce, combine mustard, 2 tablespoons beer, brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
    3. Preheat grill to medium heat.
    4. Grill burger 7 minutes per side, turning once, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. While patties are cooking, generously brush with remaining 1/2 cup beer.
    5. Just before removing patties from the grill, place cheese slices on top of patties to melt the cheese. Toast buns on grill.
    6. Serve cheeseburgers on toasted buns slathered with mustard-beer sauce topped with lettuce, tomato and onion if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    380 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 95mg
    • Sodium: 680mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Protein: 32g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 6%
    Vitamin C 2%
    Iron 25%
    Calcium 20%