Ranch Burgers

Prep Time : 10 min
Cook Time : 20 min
Serves : 4

Ingredients

1 lb. of Nolan Ryan's All-Natural lean ground beef
2 tsp. sweet paprika
2 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed
1-1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
4 hamburger buns, split
4 leaves of Romaine lettuce
4 slices of tomato
1/4 cup prepared creamy ranch dressing
2 Tbsp. canned french fried onions

Instructions

Combine paprika, thyme, salt, onion powder, and red pepper in an airtight container and shake to blend.

Shape ground beef into 4 patties, 3/4-inch thick.  Press 1 tsp. of the spice mix evenly into both sides of each patty.  Store remianing spice mix in an airtight container for future use.

Grill over medium heat to internal temperature of 160°F.

Line bottom of each bun with lettuce and tomato.  Top with burger and spoon ranch dressing evenly over burgers.  Sprinkle with french fried onions and close sandwiches.