Aunt Kathy’s Oven Burgers




8 wheat or sesame hamburger buns

2 lbground sirloin or lean ground beef
1 1/2 Tbspmontreal steak seasoning blend
1 largeonion, yellow


1/2 cmayonnaise

1 Tbspcatsup
1 Tbspyellow mustard
4 slicedill pickle, finely diced
1/4 tspgarlic powder
1/4 tsppaprika
1-2 pinchcayenne pepper (optional)
american & swiss cheese slices


1/3 pkgbacon bits

1 Tbspgarlic, minced
2-3 slicepickled jalapeno


  1. Combine ground sirloin and montreal steak seasoning in large bowl, fold lightly. Do not overwork meat.
  2. **optional additions 1 large clove garlic minced
    3T bacon bits
  3. Fry burgers on stovetop or grill until they are light pink in the middle not quite fully cooked. they will continue to cook in the oven.
  4. Add sauce to top and bottom of burger buns, add a slice of american cheese on one side of bun and a slice of swiss cheese on the other side then place cooked sirloin burger on bun and top with a slice of onion & jalepeno (optional).
  5. Wrap each burger in foil and bake in oven at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Just to melt cheese & cook onion slightly.
  6. I serve these with a cold potato salad or pasta salad and veggies or chips.