Why do you put egg in homemade burgers?

Why do you put egg in homemade burgers?

When it comes to egg in hamburger patties or meatloaf, the egg serves as a binder to hold the meat and other ingredients together. According to Michigan State University, the higher the fat content, the more the meat shrinks during cooking. You need fat to add flavor and juiciness, but the fat packs on extra calories.

What are the different types of patties?

5 Different Kinds of Meat Patties That You Must Try By Nolechek’s

  • Beef Burger. We’re starting off the list right with a a good old fashion beef burger!
  • Turkey Burger.
  • Chicken Burger.
  • Bison Burger.
  • Venison Burger.


How do you keep a hamburger patty moist?

The easiest way is to add water or some other liquid to the burger mixture. We’ve found that 2 to 3 tablespoons of ice-cold water mixed into a pound of ground beef greatly increases the juiciness of grilled burgers.

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