All-American Works Burger

grill-seasoned ground beef with the works (tomato, cheddar cheese, sliced onions) & classic condiments

We don’t know about you, but the number one food that we crave after a long trip in the backcountry is a good-ole hamburger.

With that in mind, we designed a ¼-lb seasoned burger wrap that's lightweight, uses less than ¼-cup of water to rehydrate and tastes great!

Wrapped in a BYO-tortilla and topped off with “The Works!” [cheddar cheese, ripe red tomatoes and sweet white onions]; slathered in packets of ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard and pickle relish – you won't have to wait to savor the flavor of a "burger." 

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About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

  • 1 Serving Meal
     
  • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
    • all-natural ingredients
    • 470 calories
    • 36 g protein
       
  • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
     
  • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
     
  • Required:  hot water to mix
     
  • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
     
  • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

Remove

interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

Add

1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

Press

air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

Steep-Cook

for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

STIR
Works packet into the burger mix.

 

Portion

your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

ENJOY!

your All-American Works Burger!

Ingredients & Nutrition

All-American Works nutrition label

 

 

Ingredients:

Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

Special Notes:

CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

 

This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

Press Articles

Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


— Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

frequently asked questions

What is Gluten Conscious?
 
Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
 

We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

Reviews (40)

  • 4

    4.0 Fork Rating

    by

    I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

  • 3

    3.0 Fork Rating

    by

    This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

  • 5

    5.0 Fork Rating

    by

    Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

Cooking Method

just add water

Water Required

2 ounces

Temperature

hot water recommended

Cook time

15 minutes

Serving

8 Ounces

Bring Your Own

tortillas or hearty crackers

  • About
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers

  • Instructions
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers

  • Ingredients & Nutrition
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers

  • Reviews (40)
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers

  • Press
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers

  • FAQS
  • About Our ALL-AMERICAN WORKS BURGER

    • 1 Serving Meal
       
    • Dietary Considerations: meat dish (ground beef); gluten-conscious; dairy-optional (cheese packaged separately)
      • all-natural ingredients
      • 470 calories
      • 36 g protein
         
    • Meal Net Weight:  4.3 oz | 125 g  
       
    • Meal Includes:  seasoned burger mix; burger "works" mix (cheese, tomatoes, onions);  burger condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, sweet pickle relish)
       
    • Required:  hot water to mix
       
    • Recommended:  long-handled spoon;  2-3 tortillas;  Cook-in-Cozy
       
    • Insider Tip:  This dish can be rehydrated with cool water!  Allow your burger to rehydrate for 30 minutes before adding condiments — when burger is tender, add your desired condiments and chow down! 

    Remove

    interior packets and natural desiccants (2 total) from Works packet and main meal pouch.

    Add

    1/4 cup (2 oz / 59 ml) of hot water to the main meal pouch and stir.

    Press

    air from pouch; seal and pat flat.

    Steep-Cook

    for 15 minutes - flipping over occasionally.

    Cook-in-Cozy™ recommended but not required. 

    STIR
    Works packet into the burger mix.

     

    Portion

    your burger into BYO-tortillas and top with your favorite condiments!

    ENJOY!

    your All-American Works Burger!

    Ingredients & Nutrition

    All-American Works nutrition label

     

     

    Ingredients:

    Ground Beef (beef, salt, rosemary), Burger Fixins' (colby cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto], diced red tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride], sliced white onion), Sauteed White Onions (onion, safflower oil, natural onion flavor [gum arabic, natural flavors, rice concentrate, maltodextrin], caramel coloring), Potato Starch, Burger Spice (spices, salt, onion, garlic), Organic Beef Stock, Beef Au Jus (salt, sugar, hydrolyzed soy protein, beef fat, hydrogenated soybean, cottonseed oil, dextrose, corn maltodextrin, natural flavor, yeast extract, onion, monosodium glutamate, caramel color, disodium inosinate, disodium guanylate), Spices

    Special Notes:

    CONDIMENTS NOT REFLECTED IN NUTRITION:
    Mayonnaise Packet, Ketchup Packet, Mustard Packet, Pickle Relish Packet

    CONTAINS: Milk, Soy

    PROCESSED IN A FACILITY THAT HANDLES WHEAT, EGG, MILK, SOYBEAN, PEANUT AND TREE NUT PRODUCTS.

     

    This meal includes an optional packet of Burger Fixins' ("The Works"):  Colby Cheese, Diced Red Tomatoes & Sliced White Onion. The Burger Fixins' are packaged in a separate pouch so that customers are able to opt out of consuming the following ingredients:

    Colby Cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto]; Diced Red Tomatoes [tomatoes, citric acid, calcium chloride]; Sliced White Onion

    Press Articles

    Why wait until after the trip to get that burger you're craving? "This actually tastes like it came off the grill," says one tester. The meat is a little crumbly but not dry; wrap it in a tortilla (BYO) with ketchup, mayo, mustard and relish (included in separate packets, so yes, you can have it your way). Testers also really liked this company's deli-style Roast Beef Wrap.


    — Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice/Gear Guide, Spring 2011

    frequently asked questions

    What is Gluten Conscious?
     
    Gluten Conscious is a term we use to describe a product that is prepared with gluten free ingredients; however, it is not prepared in a gluten-free environment. While we are careful to avoid cross-contamination, it is possible that trace amounts of gluten may be present due to the use of gluten in our facility.
    Why is a Cook–in–Cozy™ recommended?
     

    We recommend that all of our hot meals spend time "steep-cooking" while snuggled in a Cook-in-Cozy. We find this method promotes a more consistent temperature and steady cook time for Cook-in-Bag preparation; and results in a better serving temperature for your meal. When not in use, our Cook-in-Cozy folds away nicely in your pack for storage and weighs in at only 1.4oz.

    Reviews (40)

    • 4

      4.0 Fork Rating

      by

      I really enjoyed this on trail. I think there are two keys to making these awesome. Any rehydrated meal actually. First time they they were just ok. Second time I changed approach and it was way better. Take a small handful of diced fresh onion and put in bag. Whole onion super easyvto take on trail and pays off in spades. After first 10 minutes, add another 1/8 cup of hot water. Steep for another 15 minutes. Go setup camp. After diced onions, a second dose of hot water, and a other 15 minutes steeping they were so much better! Not sure how 10 minutes and suggested amount of water could ever work.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is one of my absolute favorite trail meals. It's packed with the savory goodness that I need after 18+ miles. The inclusion of condiments is the cherry on top. Anything that I don't use is a bonus for the next days meal.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      One of my favorite meals on the trail! I really enjoyed the taste. Will purchase again.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This was an excellent meal. It’s definitely not enough calories as a stand alone for dinner. This would be an excellent lunch item or pair this with something else for dinner. I will definitely reorder!

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Very close to the flavor & consistency of a loose burger from most Coney restaurants. Granted you’ll pay like $3 for this dish at National or Leo’s Coney Island, but it’s far less convenient and packable.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This is my second review of this product as I ate a lot of it as part of my food rotation on the PCT in 2019. About half way through the trip, I relegated this dinner to lunch as it was no longer enough calories for dinner, even with a burrito sized tortilla. As a lunch, I chose to add cold water to it in the morning when I was leaving camp. At lunch, I'd just add a little cold water to moisten it and let the cheese mix soften for a few minutes. It is just as delicious with cold water and this is definitely my favorite meal from PIG.

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one was definitely a WINNER! Great taste and just the right amount of condiments. Will order again!

    • 3

      3.0 Fork Rating

      by

      This one is hard for me cause I didn’t love it but it tasted right. I won’t order again but not because of the foods taste just personal preference. If you love a burger jump on this it’s don’t worry. If burgers are just ok to you then look somewhere else

    • 5

      5.0 Fork Rating

      by

      Exceptional! My favorite! After having backpacked for almost 40 years, I have finally found great tasting trail meals. This All American Works Burger is packed with great burger flavor! I absolutely love this meal. FYI, I mixed all the condiments and the cheese into the meat pouch after steeping it. Stirred it up and dished it out of the pouch into the tortilla. Truly an exceptional backpacking meal!

    Cooking Method

    just add water

    Water Required

    2 ounces

    Temperature

    hot water recommended

    Cook time

    15 minutes

    Serving

    8 Ounces

    Bring Your Own

    tortillas or hearty crackers