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California Avocado Ketchup Burger

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California Avocado Ketchup Burger


This burger is anything but average. It’s packed with tons of flavor, from the seasoned patty to the avocado-smeared bun.


Serves: 4

1 lb. lean hamburger meat
2 1/2 Tbsp. ketchup, plus additional for topping
1 1/2 Tbsp. steak sauce
1 tsp. Steak Seasoning (or can used seasoned salt+ fresh if not available)
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
As needed Sea salt, to taste
4 brioche buns
4 slices butter lettuce
4 large slices tomato

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Gently combine hamburger meat with the ketchup, steak sauce and seasoning. Form ground beef into 4 patties.
  2. Heat grill iron pan or grill and cook patties to desired doneness.
  3. While the patties are cooking, mash half the avocado with the lemon juice and salt, in a small bowl.
  4. Layer the bun with the avocado mixture, lettuce, tomato, patty, 3 slices of avocado, and some more ketchup. Add the top bun, and serve.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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