You can make a very tasty burger using nothing but salt and pepper, but adding other seasonings to ground beef opens up worlds of possibilities. The spices, sauces, herbs, and other flavorings pictured below range in taste from the understated (red wine) to the bold (chile sauce). Just how much to add will depend on your tastes; you’ll find our suggested amounts to use for one pound of beef (enough for two thick burgers).

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