Yield: 4 servings
|1¼ pounds||Ground beef, lean|
|Salt, to taste, Optional|
|Black pepper, fresh ground, Optional|
|1 tablespoon||Olive oil|
|½||Red bell pepper, sliced|
|½||Green bell pepper, sliced|
|1||Red onion, sliced|
|2||Garlic cloves, minced|
|½ teaspoon||Oregano, dried|
|1 tablespoon||Parsley, minced|
|4||Hamburger buns, split, or another bread of choice|
1. Preheat broiler according to manufacturer's directions. As broiler heats, season meat with salt and pepper, if desired. Shape into 4 patties. (For thin hamburgers, place patties between 2 sheets of waxed paper and flatten with a rolling pin.) 2. Place patties on a lightly greased rack of broiler pan and broil 4 inches from heat until desired doneness is reached. The timing will vary with the thinkness of the hamburgers.
3. During the last 3 minutes of cooking, place buns, cut side up on rack with burgers to brown.
4. In a medium frying pan, heat olive oil. Add red and green bell peppers, red onion, and garlic. Saute until limp. Stir in oregano and parsley. Divide the mixture over 4 burgers.