All-American Burger

Make these All American Burgers for the Fourth of July and your backyard barbecue will be the neighborhood party of the season!


  • 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp sweet pickle relish
  • 2 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard divided
  • 1/8 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1 lb ground beef 93% lean
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 3/4 oz. sliced aged sharp Cheddar
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 to mato slices


  • Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium (300°F-350°F). For the sauce, in a small bowl combine mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, 1/2 teaspoon of the mustard, plus chipotle powder. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine ground beef, remaining 2 teaspoons mustard, Worcestershire, and salt and pepper to taste; mix well. Form into 4 patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  • Grill, covered, 4-5 minutes per side or to desired doneness. During the last 2 minutes of grilling, top each patty with 1 cheese slice; grill until melted. Remove from grill.
  • Place buns, cut side down, on grill. Grill until lightly toasted. Spread sauce on cut sides of buns. Place burgers in buns, top with lettuce and tomato, and serve.