This recipe is absolutely amazing, so quick and easy to make!

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Ground beef patties are a classic American food that dates back to the early 1900s. However, it wasn’t until culinary icon Julia Child was introduced to the dish that many started to appreciate the taste and textures of well-cooked ground beef patties. This recipe by Julia is a labor of love – it requires a few basic ingredients, but it's the touch of technique from Julia that makes it truly unbeatable. If you're looking to create the perfect ground beef patties, look no further than this recipe.
The beauty of this recipe is that it's quick and easy to make, yet is still packed full of flavor. The recipe is perfect for hosting a BBQ or a family gathering and a great way to provide everyone with a delicious and filling meal. Growing up, my grandmother would make these beef patties for us every Sunday, and it was one of the reasons I looked forward to visiting her. If you're looking for a recipe that will remind you of Sunday dinners with loved ones, look no further than Julia Child’s Ground Beef Patties recipe.
Julia Child’s CopyCat Ground Beef Patties Recipe
For the patties:
1.5 lbs lean ground beef
1/8 teaspoon thyme
2 tablespoons softened butter
1 egg
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup flour, spread on a plate
1 tablespoon oil
Salt and pepper to taste
For the onions:
3/4 cup finely minced yellow onion, plus 2 tablespoons butter
For the sauce:
2-3 tablespoons softened butter
1/2 cup beef stock
2 tablespoons minced green herbs (such as parsley or chives)
1. In a mixing bowl, combine the lean ground beef, thyme, 2 tablespoons of softened butter, and the egg. Mix well.
2. Shape the mixture into evenly-sized patties, about 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick.
3. Spread the flour on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Coat each patty with the seasoned flour on both sides, shaking off any excess.
4. In a large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat.
5. Cook the patties in the skillet for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until browned and cooked through. Set them aside.
6. In the same skillet, add the minced yellow onions and cook until translucent and lightly caramelized. Stir in 2 tablespoons of butter.
7. Reduce the heat to low, add 2-3 tablespoons of softened butter and beef stock to the skillet. Simmer while stirring until well combined.
8. Stir in the minced green herbs into the sauce.
9. Place the cooked ground beef patties on a serving plate and pour the onion sauce mixture over them.
10. Serve with mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables, or your choice of side dishes.
In conclusion, make Julia Child’s Ground Beef Patties recipe your own by putting your own twist on it while still maintaining the original flavors and textures. This recipe is perfect for hosting large gatherings, weeknight dinners, or anytime you want a classic American dish that is appetizing and comforting.
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