The U-Bomb Burger

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Nif_H

The interesting thing about the umami taste is that it can be exponential. Salt, on the contrary, is straight addition; as you add more salt to your food, the salty taste increases. Umami works differently; as you combine ingredients with high umami quotients you can leverage the ingredients so that the umami-whole is greater than the sum of the umami-parts. Enjoy!

Top Review by Debbie R.

Oustanding burger! I wouldn't have thought of asiago on a burger. The combination of flavors is great, and we didn't even have bacon. ZWT9

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the fish sauce, sugar, pepper and garlic in with the ground beef and let it sit for about half an hour.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the BBQ to medium high.
  3. Form the ground meat into patties and put them on the grill.
  4. Grill until the burgers are cooked through.
  5. Layer your burger with your various umami ingredients: mushrooms, cheese, burger, bacon and veggies and enjoy.
  6. This is a very tasty recipe. Fast, easy and everyone loved the burgers. 'Just like umami used to make.'.
  7. Trust me on this: you cannot taste the fish sauce. The burger just tastes -- 'better'. Not fishy, not Vietnamese, just better. Try it - you'll like it.

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