Now that summer is here, it is finally time to direct much of our attention to the best burgers of 2017. What a monumental task! To pit one burger against another in a battle of buns and patties to decide which ones make the cut (and bite!) can be a daunting task. Which old favorites will return and which newcomers will be vying for the coveted title of best burger?
Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, veggie burgers, and more, make sure you read on to see these 50 incredible recipes we have gathered for you to try and enjoy!
A classic BLT sandwich can easily be transformed into a decadent burger. Adding bacon mayonnaise to the mix simply increases the salty, meaty flavor.
This burger recipe has a few extra steps, which transform this dish from a basic burger into a decadent treat. The garlicky patties are topped with braised shallots, peppery arugula, and a slick of mayonnaise.
This recipe uses cod in place of red meat and lettuce leaves instead of a bun. With the addition of a tangy avocado spread, this “burger” is light and full of healthy fats, a great choice if you’re looking for a brain-boosting burger.
This breakfast burger will cure even the worst of hangovers: Cut a hole out of the patty and drop an egg into the gap while the patty cooks. Serve on a cheese-encrusted bun for the ultimate way to start your lazy Saturday.
This recipe from Aarón Sánchez is full of flavor from grilled chiles and onions as well as a refreshing lime zest and crema mayonnaise — a truly memorable burger.
We’re firm believers in the philosophy that you can’t pack a burger too full of all your favorite ingredients, which is why we are totally obsessed with this goat cheese, guacamole, Cheddar, and caramelized onion burger.
This recipe offers a slight twist on the classic Juicy Lucy burger: Stuff the ground beef with salty, pungent gorgonzola, and season it with a slightly spicy sauce, for the ultimate homemade hamburgers.
This vegan burger uses nutritional yeast and cumin to create a burger that delivers umami flavor without the flesh.
Top your burger with your favorite Italian summertime salad for the most refreshing, Mediterranean-inspired twist on a classic burger.
Jalapeño cheese stuffed into these turkey burgers offers a great, tasty surprise, with a cooling mayonnaise sauce to combat the spicy jalapeño!
Take your two favorite comfort foods, combine them, and you’ll end up with a meal that is even better than the sum of its parts.
If you love a classic, red-sauce covered chicken parm, this is the burger recipe for you. The patty (made with the meat of your choice) is covered with melting mozzarella and marinara sauce for the juiciest, messiest, but most satisfying of burgers.
There’s no denying that this is an incredibly rich and decadent burger recipe. Mushrooms are braised with garlic and red wine, and are balanced on top of the patty along with arugula, parmesan, truffle oil, a fried egg, and Dijon mustard.
If you were to take your burrito and transform it into a burger, the result would not be too dissimilar from this spicy, cheesy burger recipe.
The idea of a vegan burger may sound underwhelming, but this Portobello and peach burger is so substantial, we don’t think you’ll even notice that the meat is missing.
This vegetarian burger patty is filled with multiple wonderful flavors and textures. Mushrooms, wild rice, and navy beans come together to make a substantial and hearty patty that will satisfy the most stubborn meat-eaters.