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Berbere Beef Burger

This flavorful berbere beef burger appeals to the spice lover and the somewhat spicy-fearful, alike. Berbere spice, garlic and ginger meld to provide intrigue, and a dash of cream cheese on your bun complements the spice.

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  • 1.In a bowl, combine beef, egg, garlic, ginger and 1 tablespoon Berbere Spice.
  • 2.Form into 4 patties. Set aside.
  • 3.In a large skillet, sauté the onion in 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with remaining berbere spice. Season to taste, with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate.
  • 4.In the same skillet, cook patties in remaining butter to desired wellness. Season to taste, with salt and pepper. Remove from pan.
  • 5.Place cut buns, face down in the same skillet, and let grill for about 2 minutes.
  • 6.Set bottoms of buns on plates and spread with cream cheese.
  • 7.Place patties on the buns, and top with onions slices and tomato. Add top bun, and serve!


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon Berbere Spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Spanish onion, 4 slices
  • Cream cheese
  • 4 buns, sliced
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste