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May 23

Firecracker Burgers – Sizzling Summertime Tastes Series

Posted by Valerie German under Recipes

Firecracker Burgers - Sizzling Summertime Tastes Series

In honor of Memorial Day, a big cookout time for Americans, this week’s recipe from Omaha Steaks is a burger that is both spicy and cool. Are you serving up burgers this holiday? What’s your favorite way to enjoy your Omaha Steaks gourmet burgers? Tell us about it in the comments below!

Firecracker Burgers with Cooling Lime Sauce

Prep Time 20 min
Cook Time 15 min
Servings 4


  • 4 Omaha Steaks Burgers
  • 4 sesame seed sandwich rolls, split, toasted
  • 1 cup watercress or mixed spring greens


  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon Caribbean jerk seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Place Burgers on grill over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 13 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 13 to 14 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  • Meanwhile combine sauce ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
  • Spread sauce on cut sides of rolls. Place a burger on bottom half of each roll; top evenly with watercress. Close sandwiches.

Firecracker Burgers with Cooling Lime Sauce
Recipe and Photo courtesy of The Beef Checkoff

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