Total Time
32mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 12 mins

Debra Carr-Elsing, food writer, The Capitol Times, Madison, WI, submitted this in a favorites cookbook for food writers. These hamburgers have a surprise inside. Twist on the ole hamburger, modeled after the famous Reuben sandwich!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet.
  2. Add onion; saute until lightly browned.
  3. Stir in sauerkraut, apple juice or broth, and ketchup.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
  5. Keep warm.
  6. In a medium mixing bowl, combine ground beef, mustard and salt.
  7. Shape into 12 thin patties and place and even amount of the cheese on top of 6 of the patties.
  8. Take the other 6 patties and place on top of the patties with the cheese and seal the edges to hold in the cheese filling.
  9. Place on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill 5-6 inches from medium-hot coals. Cook 6-8 minutes per side, or until well done.
  10. Place buns, cut side down, around the edges of the grill to toast, about 3-4 minutes.
  11. Serve burgers on toasted buns and top with the warmed sauerkraut mixture.

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