From the girlguide recipe book to yours... Memorial Day Barbeque: The Burgers

Here are three of The Girl Guide's top burger recipes to make your Memorial Day BBQ delicious (Courtesy of Food Network Magazine)

Chipotle Corn Burger

Directions: (Yields1) Toss corn kernels and sliced bell pepper with lemon juiceolive oil and salt. Lightly mix 6 ounces ground beef chuck with a big pinch of kosher salt. Form into a ball, then shape into a 3/4-inch-thick patty; make an indentation in the center. Preheat a grill to high; brush the grates and burger with canola oil. Season the patty with salt and cumin and grill about 4 minutes per side.

Mix 1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon minced chipotles in adobo and a splash of lemon juice. Serve the burgers on a crustybun with chipotle mayonnaise, the corn salsaoniontomato and cilantro.

California Burger

Directions: (Yields4) Mix 1 1/4 pounds ground chicken, 1/2 cup panko, 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce, 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt and salt. Shape into four 1-inch-thick patties and chill. Brush with oil and cook 4 to 5 minutes per side on an oiled grill. Serve on whole-grain bread with sproutscucumbertomato and avocado.

Salmon Burger

Directions: (Yields2) Dice 3/4 pound wild salmon; puree half with 2 scallions. Mix with the remaining diced salmon, 1/4 cup breadcrumbs and 4 ounces chopped smoked salmon. Shape into 2 patties; make an indentation in the centers. Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat; sprinkle the skillet with salt. Cook burgers 4 to 5 minutes per side. Serve on sesame buns with sauteed spinach and mayonnaise mixed with mustard.

Posted on May 30, 2011 .