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Welcome to The New Hostess! My name is Lucy.

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Ramen Burgers

 I wrote a little poem  that I wanted to share:

Ramen. Beef.

Noodles. Transformed into Buns.

Tender Burgers. And soy.

Tastes of

Heaven.

Anyway, Sunday morning I found a step-by-step guide on Buzzfeed (the culinary "SOURCE") on how to cook Ramen Burgers and just had to make them as a pre Gone Girl meal (PS Ben's still got it). The recipe is relatively straight forward, but make sure you refrigerate the noodle patties for at least 30 minutes so they don't fall apart when you saute them. Soup's for dinner... wait kind of?

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Ingredients (single serving):

Buns

  • Noodles of 1 packette of Ramen (Beef flavored)
  • 1 egg
  • Dashes of salt and pepper, to taste

Burger meat + marinade

  • 1/4 lb lean ground beef
  • Seasoning packet from Beef flavored Ramen 
  • 1/4 cup of reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced

Extras

  • 2 slices preferred cheese
  • Handful mixed greens
  • 1 egg

Directions:

  1. Boil the noodles in salted water according to instructions, but do not add the seasoning packet. Drain and leave to cool slightly for a minute.

  2. Crack an egg into a bowl and add salt and pepper.

  3. Toss the noodles into the beaten egg and divide in two.

  4. Press each half into bun like molds using plastic wrap (turns out my mini egg frying pan was even better!). Place in fridge for 30 minutes.

  5. Combine the soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, and Dijon mustard in a bowl. After adding meat and tossing, form into patty.

  6. Heat up two frying pans. Fry the burger in one pan with a little Balance Choice, flipping throughout. Then remove the chilled ramen burger buns from the plastic wrap and fry in a shot of oil in the second pan for 2 minutes on each side until golden and crispy.

  7. Add egg and cheese if desired and enjoy!

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