New Orleans Cajun-Creole Burger


1 1/2 ground beef chuck – 1/3 cup yellow onion, chopped – 4 large cloves garlic, minced – 1/3 cup bell pepper chopped – 1 bunch green onions, white bulb and half of green tops, chopped – -1 large egg -2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce -1/3 cup fresh firm ripe tomato, chopped – 1 tablespoon tomato paste -1/2 teaspoon hot sauce -1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning -1/4 teaspoon dry mustard —–1/4 teaspoon dried thyme – 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch – 1 tablespoon softened cream cheese



In a large bowl,combine all ingredients well by hand and shape evenly into 6 burgers. Using a char-broil outdoor charcoal grill. When coals are white ash and of medium heat determined by holding hand a few inches above grill. Cooking time varies from 5 to 8 minutes on each side of burger. (Use a cheese cloth soaked with olive oil to grease grill.) I use either buns or garlic bread. Top with mayonnaise, mustard, onions, lettuce and tomatoes.