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Cola Burgers topped with tomatoes, and red onions.
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Cola Burgers

Cola Burgers will put a little zip in your next cookout. A little cola and French dressing mixed into the ground beef tenderizes these burgers and flavors them up.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword 4th of July, grilling
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 458kcal


  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup cola, divided
  • 1/2 cup crushed Saltines
  • 6 tablespoons French or Catalina dressing, divided
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a large bowl, combine egg, 1/4 cup cola, crushed Saltines, 4 tablespoons salad dressing, Parmesan cheese, ground beef, salt and pepper. Mix until combined, but do not overmix. Mixture will be very moist.
  • Shape into 6 patties, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 20 to 30 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine remaining cola and salad dressing. Set aside.
  • Make sure grill grates are greased well. Heat grill to medium-high. When very hot, add patties.
  • Grill for 5 minutes, Brush with glaze and flip over. Brush other side with glaze. Continue to grill until desired degree of doneness. You can brush 1 more time with glaze if desired.
  • Serve on buns with desired toppings and condiments.


Calories: 458kcal