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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.
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.
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.
The next time mangoes are in season, turn them into a slaw and serve with jerk-spiced turkey burgers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Add some Cajun flavor to your table with these salmon burgers made with Cajun seasoning, green onions and red bell pepper.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you really enjoy some cheesiness, this recipe stuffs a chunk of mozzarella cheese into chicken or turkey patties for some gooey goodness.
Cook a vegan-friendly meal by making patties out of sweet potato, oats and chickpeas, mixing in zucchini, cilantro and mesquite seasoning.
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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.
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.
Give your burgers a kick by adding some chipotle chili pepper and shredded Mexican cheese to your patties.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Meatless dining was one of the biggest food trends last year. The Americana Impossible Burger features an “Americana sauce” made with pepperoncini, plant-based mayo, ketchup, sriracha and dill pickle relish in an easy recipe that takes less than an hour.
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