1 medium green bell pepper, finely chopped
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 medium carrot, finely chopped
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon liquid smoke, optional
Salt and pepper to taste
2 pounds ground beef
8 hamburger buns, split
Lettuce leaves and sliced onion, tomatoes and pickles
In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add liquid smoke, salt and pepper if desired. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well.
Shape into eight patties. Broil, grill or pan-fry until meat is no longer pink.
Serve on buns with lettuce, onion, tomatoes and pickles.
Yield: 8 servings.
Granite Ware 3-Piece Bake, Broil, and Grill Pan Set