Woofer Burgers

READY IN: 16mins
YIELD: 7 patties




  • In a large bowl, break up ground round.
  • Add crushed saltine crackers and using your hands, mix until well mixed.
  • Add beaten eggs, garlic powder, salt and pepper, and using your hands, mix until all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Divide the mixture into 7 equal amounts (about 3.6 ounces each) and roughly form into patties.
  • Using a 3 inch diameter dish with 1 inch sides or a 3 inch diameter cookie cutter, rub interior with some olive oil.
  • Place the patty into the dish and using a drinking glass with a smooth bottom, press the patty down until it flattens nicely.
  • Turn upside down and remove the formed patty and continue with the remainder patties.
  • Preheat a frying pan to medium-high, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Using a wooden spoon with 1/4 inch round handle, make a hole in the center of each patty.
  • Place the patties into the frying pan and cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Turn over and continue to cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the hole in the center fully closes. The burger is now properly cooked.
  • Remove to a platter to cool and serve a portion to the woofers.