I’m still in the throes of emptying out my winter chest freezer. I found a larger-than-expected cache of pork we ground ourselves and figured it needed using up – this is what I came up with. Really simple and delicious flavors but these patties only take ten minutes or so to put together. Yay!
First you need to tip your ground meat (chicken would probably also work here beautifully although I haven’t yet tried it out), herbs and seasonings into a large bowl. FOR AIP / NIGHTSHADE-FREE, OMIT THE RED PEPPER FLAKES! Mix everything together evenly, but don’t overwork. Now’s the time where you need to divide the mixture evenly into four patties. And Imma let you in on a secret. Once upon a time I used to buy mega jars of Jif peanut butter. I kept one of the lids. It measures about 3.5 inches in diameter and is about 3/4 inch deep. It’s also PERFECT for making evenly sized quarter pound patties! Here’s what I do. Line the lid with a little plastic wrap like so:
Then get a generous handful of meat mixture and pat it gently into the lid. It doesn’t have to be level, a little domed over the edge is perfect.
Then just tip the patty out of the lid onto a plate; smush the plastic wrap back into the lid and repeat. Easy, evenly-sized patties ftw! All you have to do now is cook them
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