Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

These burgers are really tasty in this sauce. I servie this with coleslaw or salad, potato chips and pickles. My kids and hubby loved the sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine catsup, water, vinegar, chopped onions, mustard and Worcestershire sauce in large saucepan.
  2. Place over low heat and cook slowly while preparing hamburgers.
  3. Mix ground beef, salt and pepper and shape into 12 hamburgers.
  4. Put hamburgers in the heated sauce and cook gently for 2 hours or more.
  5. Serve burgers on buns.


Most Helpful

Dh loved this one. He started talking about it when he walked in the door because it smelled so good. He says it's a good stand-alone hamburger; it didn't need any other condiments. To me, the sauce is a barbecue flavor. I did simmer it for the full 2 hours and the burgers didn't dry out. There was just enough sauce to add a spoonful to each burger bun. I made them a bit ahead, poured off the grease, and refrigerated the sauce to congeal the fat. I just reheated it and the burgers when it was time for dinner.

sugarpea November 15, 2003

Frankly, I'm amazed. The recipe sounded like overcooked burgers in a simple sauce to me. They were excellent! I cut the recipe in half because there are only 3 of us. They were done, done, done in a hour on simmer. I served them in the traditional hamburger way on buns with mayo & mustard, tomatoes, lettuce & onions and added a spoon full of the sauce onto the top bun. I have enough sauce left over to do another three. I served them with cuban bean salad and oven fried french fries and we are stuffed and happy campers.

Vicki in AZ October 25, 2003

Wonderful flavor, includes ingredients I keep on hand, smells heavenly while simmering and easy to prepare. Is great on a sesame seed bun. I'm going to try as a leftover with pasta with garlic bread. Thanks for posting!

Smilynn April 24, 2003

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