The Best Burger Recipes
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The Best Burger Recipes

Step up your burger game
The Best Burger Recipes
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If you’re looking for an easy recipe for a home-cooked meal, consider making some burgers. This summertime classic can go a lot further than just pickles, tomatoes and lettuce.

Argentinian Beef Burgers with Chimichurri

Argentinian Beef Burgers with Chimichurri
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Chimichurri sauce is a staple of Argentinian cuisine, and it adds a bit of color and a whole lot of international flavor to these juicy beef burgers.

For the Argentinian Beef Burgers with Chimichurri recipe, click here.

White Castle Sliders

White Castle Sliders
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We have plenty of copycat recipes for your favorite fast food meals, and this super simple recipe for White Castle’s famous sliders uses just ground beef, butter, onions and pickles on slider rolls.

For the White Castle Sliders recipe, click here.

Eggs Benedict Burger

Eggs Benedict Burger

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Finish up that carton of eggs in your fridge by adding an egg to your burger along with some Canadian bacon and hollandaise sauce, turning it into a brunch mashup.

For the Eggs Benedict Burger recipe, click here.

Salmon Burgers with Dill Cream Cheese Topping

Salmon Burgers with Dill Cream Cheese Topping
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Instead of grilling salmon the next time you’re craving some seafood, throw it in a processor with egg, onion, capers, garlic, chile pepper, dill weed, lemon peel and panko bread crumbs for some homemade salmon burgers.

For the Salmon Burgers with Dill Cream Cheese Topping recipe, click here.

Burgers Verde

Burgers Verde
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Mix ground chicken or turkey with garlic, scallions and some fresh herbs from your garden, and you’ll have some super flavorful patties.

For the Burgers Verde recipe, click here.

Caribbean Jerk Burger with Mango Slaw

Caribbean Jerk Burger with Mango Slaw
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The next time mangoes are in season, turn them into a slaw and serve with jerk-spiced turkey burgers.

For the Caribbean Jerk Burger with Mango Slaw recipe, click here.

Ha-Cha-Cha Burgers

Ha-Cha-Cha Burgers
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Serve chicken or turkey burgers with a spicy, Mexican-inspired twist, topped with salsa made with stone fruit.

For the Ha-Cha-Cha Burgers recipe, click here.

Spicy Black Bean Burger with Roasted Corn Relish

Spicy Black Bean Burger with Roasted Corn Relish
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Black beans are a great addition to a heart-healthy diet, and you can spice up the classic black bean veggie burger by adding a relish with corn, onions, jalapenos and barbecue sauce.

For the Spicy Black Bean Burger with Roasted Corn Relish recipe, click here.

Sweet and Savory Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers

Sweet and Savory Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers
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There are plenty of ways to use popular apple varieties, and Granny Smith apples can actually be a great addition to a turkey burger by turning them into a spiced apple chutney.

For the Sweet and Savory Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers recipe, click here.

Korean Burgers with Gochugaru BBQ and Kimchi Slaw

Korean Burgers with Gochugaru BBQ and Kimchi Slaw
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Try a different kind of barbecue with these Korean-style burgers that use ground Korean red pepper to flavor the patties, Korean-style barbecue sauce and some kimchi slaw on top.

For the Korean Burgers with Gochugaru BBQ and Kimchi Slaw recipe, click here.

Wood-Smoked Chicken Burgers with Orange Peel Aioli

Wood-Smoked Chicken Burgers With Orange Peel Aioli
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Chopped onions and apples give your chicken patties a nice bite, while grilling them over wood chips adds a nice, smoky flavor. Serve with homemade orange aioli, field greens, bacon and avocado.

For the Wood-Smoked Chicken Burgers with Orange Peel Aioli recipe, click here.

Southwestern Smoky Ranchero Burger with Grilled Avocado

Southwestern Smoky Ranchero Burger with Grilled Avocado
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If you’re looking to add more fat to your diet, throw a couple halved avocados stuffed with cotija cheese and diced tomatoes on the grill. Serve them on top of freshly-grilled burgers for a lovely Southwestern-inspired lunch.

For the Southwestern Smoky Ranchero Burger with Grilled Avocado recipe, click here.

Cheeseburger Dip

Cheeseburger Dip
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Turn your cheeseburger into a quick and easy dip, with some onions, cheese, mayonnaise, pickles and ketchup mixed in.

For the Cheeseburger Dip recipe, click here.

Cheesehead Sliders

Cheesehead Sliders
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These sliders are perfect for game day or any day, really, when you’re serving beer enthusiasts. A splash of beer makes a rich beef patty that’s served with a cheesy spread on slider rolls.

For the Cheesehead Sliders recipe, click here.

Cajun Salmon Burgers With Lime Mayonnaise

Cajun Salmon Burgers With Lime Mayonnaise
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Add some Cajun flavor to your table with these salmon burgers made with Cajun seasoning, green onions and red bell pepper.

For the Cajun Salmon Burgers with Lime Mayonnaise recipe, click here.

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Burgers
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If you love bacon, make sure to cook some up the right way before mixing it with Cheddar cheese and stuffing it inside some burger patties for a super cheesy, juicy meal.

For the Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Burgers recipe, click here.

Firecracker Burgers

Firecracker Burgers
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Fireworks are one of the best parts of summer, and these firecracker burgers can become a staple of your summer barbecue. Just add chopped onions, parsley, garlic salt, cayenne pepper and black pepper to your beef patties and served with grilled bell peppers and cheese.

For the Firecracker Burgers recipe, click here.

Greek Chicken Burgers with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce

Greek Chicken Burgers with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce
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Increase your vitamin D intake by dolloping a good dose of homemade lemon pepper yogurt sauce on these Greek-style chicken burgers made with feta cheese, onion, oregano and lemon pepper seasoning.

For the Greek Chicken Burgers with Lemon Pepper Yogurt Sauce recipe, click here.

Pizza Slider Burgers

Pizza Slider Burgers
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Can’t decide whether you want to eat some delicious burgers or your favorite pizza? You don’t have to with this mashup pizza sliders recipe.

For the Pizza Slider Burgers recipe, click here.

Vietnamese Banh Mi Burger with Sriracha Mayo

Vietnamese Banh Mi Burger with Sriracha Mayo
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If you’re looking to recreate iconic street foods from around the world at home, the banh mi is a classic Vietnamese sandwich. This burger version, however, takes it to the next level by seasoning beef patties with ginger and garlic and serving them with sriracha mayonnaise and an Asian-inspired slaw.

For the Vietnamese Banh Mi Burger with Sriracha Mayo recipe, click here.

Caprese Stuffed Burger

Caprese Stuffed Burger
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If you really enjoy some cheesiness, this recipe stuffs a chunk of mozzarella cheese into chicken or turkey patties for some gooey goodness.

For the Caprese Stuffed Burger recipe, click here.

Mesquite Chickpea Burger with Grilled Corn Topping

Mesquite Chickpea Burger with Grilled Corn Topping
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Cook a vegan-friendly meal by making patties out of sweet potato, oats and chickpeas, mixing in zucchini, cilantro and mesquite seasoning.

For the Mesquite Chickpea Burger with Grilled Corn Topping recipe, click here.

Pita Burgers

Pita Burgers
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Put spiced ground chicken patties into pita buns, served with a nice, cool yogurt sauce, tomatoes and cucumbers for a new yet simple way to enjoy a burger.

For the Pita Burgers recipe, click here.

Western Burgers

Western Burgers
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These lettuce wrap burgers are perfect for anyone following a low-carb fad diet, with jalapenos, onions and cilantro mixed into the patties for a little kick.

For the Western Burgers recipe, click here.

Curried Cheeseburgers with Sauteed Apple and Tomato Sauce

Curried Cheeseburgers with Sauteed Apple and Tomato Sauce

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Jamaican curry, red pepper flakes, hot paprika, garlic and coriander add a lot of spice to these curried cheeseburgers, which are served with a sauce made with sauteed apples and tomatoes.

For the Curried Cheeseburgers with Sauteed Apple and Tomato Sauce recipe, click here.

Beyond Elote Burger

Beyond Elote Burger
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If corn is your favorite side dish, this recipe for a plant-based burger that uses grilled corn, vegan mayonnaise and sour cream is sure to be a hit.

For the Beyond Elote Burger recipe, click here.

Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Chutney and Brie

Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Chutney and Brie
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You’d be amazed at how many different things you can make with your Thanksgiving leftovers, and this burger is perfect for when you have any ingredients that need to be used up afterward or even if you’re just missing your favorite holiday.

For the Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Chutney and Brie recipe, click here.

Easy Chipotle Cheeseburgers

Easy Chipotle Cheeseburgers
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Give your burgers a kick by adding some chipotle chili pepper and shredded Mexican cheese to your patties.

For the Easy Chipotle Cheeseburgers recipe, click here.

Mediterranean Beyond Burger

Mediterranean Beyond Burger
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Vegetarian dinners can be pretty cheap and easy to make, especially if you make burgers using plant-based patties. For this recipe, just add ground coriander and top with grilled onions and spicy ketchup.

For the Mediterranean Beyond Burger recipe, click here.

Deli Burgers

Deli Burgers
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Make yourself the kind of delicious deli burger you can only find in a magical hole-in-the-wall restaurant by adding corned beef to your ground beef patties and topping them with Swiss cheese, mustard and pickles on toasted rye.

For the Deli Burgers recipe, click here.

Bistro Cheeseburgers

Bistro Cheeseburgers
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Swiss cheese, Dijon mustard and sweet onions give your burger a French bistro-style taste that you’ll definitely want to accompany with some freshly made french fries.

For the Bistro Cheeseburgers recipe, click here.

Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Turkey Burgers

Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Turkey Burgers
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Chipotle and garlic can really enhance the flavor of your turkey burgers, and this recipe is best served with some Monterey Jack cheese, topped with onion and avocado.

For the Chipotle and Roasted Garlic Turkey Burgers recipe, click here.

Maple Bacon Beer Burger

Maple Bacon Beer Burger
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You can try to keep your love of beer healthy, or you can throw some into your beef patties with a bit of Worcestershire sauce and serve it up with Maplewood-smoked bacon for a thick, juicy burger.

For the Maple Bacon Beer Burger recipe, click here.

St. Louis Burgers

St. Louis Burgers
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Toasted ravioli is an iconic food from Missouri and a St. Louis favorite, so a St. Louis burger will naturally include some.

For the St. Louis Burgers recipe, click here.

Zesty Barbecue Cheeseburgers

Zesty Barbecue Cheeseburgers
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Add zest to your burgers by making your patties with onions and barbecue sauce before grilling and then topping them with even more barbecue sauce and the smoky cheese of your choice.

For the Zesty Barbecue Cheeseburgers recipe, click here.

Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa

Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa
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Transport yourself to a tropical vacation with these Caribbean-inspired burgers spiced with jerk seasoning. Add even more flavor with a spicy mango salsa made with jalapenos, onions and cilantro.

For the Caribbean Beef Burgers with Mango Salsa recipe, click here.

Grilled Onion Cheeseburgers

Grilled Onion Cheeseburgers
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Set yourself up with an indoor garden at home and add some fresh thyme and garlic to your burger patties before grilling them up alongside some onions.

For the Grilled Onion Cheeseburgers recipe, click here.

Carolina Barbecue Burgers

Carolina Barbecue Burgers
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Make a super-flavorful barbecue sauce with beer, brown sugar, mustard and apple cider vinegar to slather on your burgers for a classic Carolina taste.

For the Carolina Barbecue Burgers recipe, click here.

Meat Lovers Burger With Crispy Shoestring Parsnips and Truffle Yuzu Dressing

Meat Lovers Burger With Crispy Shoestring Parsnips and Truffle Yuzu Dressing
Courtesy of MorningStar Farms

Using a vegan patty, create a gourmet burger the likes of which you’d only find at an expensive restaurant. Homemade parsnip ketchup, shoestring parsnips and mixed greens tossed in a homemade truffle yuzu dressing will make your burger feel extra fancy.

For the Meat Lovers Vegan Burger with Crispy Shoestring Parsnips and Truffle Yuzu Dressing recipe, click here.

Salsa Mini Burgers

Salsa Mini Burgers
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Mash up delicious burritos and burgers by mixing salsa into ground turkey patties and serving them with guacamole on top.

For the Salsa Mini Burgers recipe, click here.

Barbecue Chipotle Burgers

Barbecue Chipotle Burgers
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Put your beef patties on Texas toast and serve them with a homemade, beer-based barbecue sauce made with chipotle peppers for a Texas-inspired recipe.

For the Barbecue Chipotle Burgers recipe, click here.

Kimchi Beyond Burger

Kimchi Beyond Burger
Courtesy of Beyond Meat

Veggie burgers don’t have to be boring at all. This recipe calls for vegan Korean barbecue sauce, chili garlic mayo and kimchi slaw to add a serious spicy Asian flair to your meatless barbecue options.

For the Kimchi Beyond Burger recipe, click here.

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger

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Mix in some crumbles of blue cheese and bacon into your beef patties, and top it off with blue cheese dressing and arugula for a high-end burger.

For the Blue Cheese Bacon Burger recipe, click here.

Caribbean Cheeseburgers with Grilled Pineapple

Caribbean Cheeseburgers with Grilled Pineapple
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Give your cheeseburgers an exotic, fruity taste by mixing jerk seasoning and mango chutney into your beef patties and adding a slice of pineapple on each.

For the Caribbean Cheeseburgers with Grilled Pineapple recipe, click here.

Thai Burgers

Thai Burgers
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Ginger, chili sauce and onions can add a spicy kick to lean beef patties, and crunchy cabbage along with a peanut butter-hoisin sauce will give you that unmistakable Thai taste.

For the Thai Burgers recipe, click here.

Cheeseburger for a Crowd

Cheeseburger for a Crowd

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This cheeseburger recipe takes the form of an amazing pie that makes it easy to feed an entire dinner party without having to grill up multiple patties.

For the Cheeseburger for a Crowd recipe, click here.

Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Dressing

Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Dressing
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If you’re a fan of Buffalo wings, you’ll definitely enjoy these turkey burgers covered in Buffalo sauce and served with blue cheese dressing.

For the Buffalo Turkey Burgers with Blue Cheese Dressing recipe, click here.

Grilled Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers With Creamy Harissa

Grilled Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers With Creamy Harissa
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Here’s an easy grilling recipe that’s vegetarian-friendly, as well. Make a creamy harissa sauce with some harissa, sour cream and lemon juice, and use it to dress your chickpea burgers in pita bread.

For the Grilled Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers With Creamy Harissa, click here.

Caprese Polenta Sliders

Caprese Polenta Sliders
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These beef sliders are the perfect appetizers for any occasion, served on sliced polenta and topped with fresh mozzarella, tomato, balsamic vinegar and basil.

For the Caprese Polenta Sliders recipe, click here.

Americana Impossible Burger

Americana Impossible Burger
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