White Castle Hamburgers
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White Castle Hamburgers – perfect for a late night snack.

Make White Castle Hamburgers just like they do with this copycat recipe.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Burger Recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 652kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 12 dinner rolls (Parker house shape, 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" size)
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup water for beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup onion diced
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • 1/2 cup water for onions
  • dill hamburger slices


  • In food processor place ground beef, salt, and water. Process for a few seconds so water and salt are blended through ground beef and meat should look a little pasty. On an 11" x 13" jelly roll pan place plastic wrap on the bottom. Place hamburger in middle and with another piece of plastic wrap on top of meat. Roll hamburger out to 1/4" thick. Remove plastic wrap and cut meat into 3" x 3" squares, leave ground beef pieces on tray. You should get between 12 and 14 squares. Perforate each piece five times with the end of a plastic straw, this will give the meat little steam holes. Cover hamburger with plastic wrap and place in freezer until meat is partially frozen but not solid.

  • Place onions, beef bouillon, and 1/2 cup water in the fry pan. On medium-low heat saute and stir onions until they are clear, more water may be added as needed. Turn heat off until ready to cook hamburger patties.
  • When beef patties are ready to prepare, turn fry pan on medium-low heat and add enough water to onions just so the bottom of fry pan is covered. Place patties in pan and cover with lid. Frying time is just a few moments. Turn patties and cook until done but not dry. The patties should be juicy. When hamburgers are finished cooking place on top of a roll add pickles, cover hamburgers so they will steam slightly or pop in the microwave covered just for a few seconds until ready to serve.


Calories: 652kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 1106mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 6.8mg
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