Beef Burger Recipes

When you're craving the meatiest, most succulent burgers around, page through this collection of irresistible beefy takes on the great American sandwich. The toppings won't disappoint: We stacked beef burgers with an assortment of final finishes, including fried eggs and tangy shredded pickles.

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    Roasted Garlic-Mozzarella Burger

    This recipe starts with roasting two heads of garlic to sweet and mellow perfection. Then use the roasted garlic paste to imbue the burgers with unforgettable flavor.

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    Taco Burger Sliders

    Salsa and taco seasoning give these sliders a little kick. Though they're quick to make with an easy ingredient list, rest assured they won't be short on flavor.

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    Have You Been Grilling Your Burgers the Right Way?

    Food pro Charlie Worthington tells you what to do -- and what not to do -- for the best backyard burgers.


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    Tortas Hamburguesas (Mexican Hamburgers)

    A spark of lime and the fresh appeal of cilantro add bright, zippy contrast to this creative and colorful beef burger.

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    Whiskey Barrel Burgers

    What's a shot of whiskey doing in a beef burger? Adding an irresistible depth of flavor! When combined with cheddar cheese, the liquor makes a juicy filling for these grilled burgers.


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    Double Cheeseburgers with Basil, Bacon, and Egg

    Who says bacon and eggs are just for breakfast? Over-the-top in the best way, this double burger includes a fried egg, bacon slices, mozzarella, and bacon aioli. 

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    Smoky Slider Skewers

    Smoked paprika and tomato relish lend complex flavors to your barbecue. Tortillas are a unique alternative to buns. Plus, making slider patties means double or triple the fun when it comes to serving portions! 


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    Pizza Burgers

    Have the best of both worlds when it comes to crowd-pleasing favorite foods. With Italian sausage and pepperoni in the mix, and topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella, you'll wonder why you never tried this burger combo before.

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    How to Make a Stuffed Burger

    Add a surprise to your next burger. This simple technique works with our fillings or a favorite of your own. 

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    Bacon-Wrapped Burger with Fried Pickles and Slaw

    Step up your BBQ game with garnishes galore. Fried pickles add unexpectedly delicious crunch. 


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    Veggie-Filled Hamburgers

    Carrots and green onions are hidden in this beef burger recipe for a secret nutritional take on a favorite grilled meal. 


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    Redeye Burgers

    These beef burgers have a few unexpected extras: Coffee beans and smoked paprika add layers of flavor.


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    Burger with Pickled Beets and Fried Egg

    Burger recipes topped with a fried egg are making quite the splash at corner bistros. This recipe shows you how to bring the trend home -- with a few extra touches for even more impact!


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    Grilled Meat Loaf Burgers

    Redefine comfort food with meat loaf burgers. Build a patty full of flavors that still serve as a trip down memory lane. 

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    Greek Feta Burgers

    Sometimes the best burger recipes are inspired by other world-class sandwiches. These burgers, for example, showcase a cucumber sauce found in Greek gyros.

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    Blue Cheese-Stuffed Burger with Red Onion and Spinach

    These burgers look like something you'd get at an upscale brew pub. Good news: They take less than a half-hour to make at home.

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    Reuben Burger

    Capture all the flavor of the classic deli sandwich favorite in a backyard barbecue setting. Thinly sliced corn beef is mixed into the patty and accented with grilled onions and horseradish mustard.


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    Pasta and Meatballs Meat Loaf

    It's a burger! It's meat loaf! It's a meatball! It's all of these wonderful ground beef favorites rolled into one great recipe.


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    Burger-Potato Bites

    Waffle fries offer a hearty and eye-catching way to present these baked, easy-as-can-be burger bites to guests.


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    Smoky Cedar-Planked Burger

    Looking for beef burger recipes that veer well off the beaten path? This one is loaded with unexpected twists and turns -- from the jalapeno-spiked sauce on the bottom to the Quick Pickle Ribbons and onion strings on top.


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    Indian Beef Patties with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

    Throw expectations out the window and serve up burgers in pita pockets. Our simple cucumber yogurt sauce comes together with garlic, mint, and cumin in the burger for refreshing tzatziki flavor.

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    Mushroom-Topped Burgers with Slow-Roasted Tomato Ketchup

    There are burger recipes, and then there are gourmet burger recipes. Thanks to Gouda cheese, oyster mushrooms, and a homemade slow-roasted tomato ketchup, these burgers fall into the latter camp.

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    Jerk Burgers with Mango Salsa

    Use purchased jerk sauce as a streamlined way to get the classic jerk seasonings of chiles, herbs, and spices into these flavor-packed burgers.


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    Mini Burgers with Cheesy Onions

    Transform a beef burger into a party burger with these mini-in-size but mighty-in-flavor gems. Sweet onions, fresh thyme, and steak seasoning give them the edge.


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    Grilled Herb Burgers

    Enjoy an herb burger al fresco! Freshly cut herbs and shredded Parmesan are blended with ground beef and ground turkey for a delicious and unique taste. Keep with the fresh theme and top burgers with tomatoes and sprigs of basil or oregano.

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    Peppercorn-Blue Cheese Burger with Cherry Compote

    Combine bold flavors on your beef burger -- creamy blue cheese and tangy cherries are unlikely (but delectable) companions. Try our cherry compote recipe, or purchase a flavorful fruity compote.


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    Mozzarella-Stuffed Burgers

    There's no better surprise than discovering gooey, melty cheese in the middle of your burger! With Italian flavors like fresh basil, dried tomatoes, Parmesan, and Italian sausage, this hearty and delicious burger will be the star of your meal.


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    Burger with the Garden

    The dilemma: You're hankering for a rich and juicy beef burger, but that market-fresh and fabulous summer squash looks too good to pass up. The solution? Serve both in these thoroughly satisfying burgers.

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    Caesar Salad Beef Burgers on Garlic Crostini

    Delicious grilled bread serves as the bun for these Caesar salad-inspired burgers. Parmesan cheese and crisp romaine are perfect to top off the dish. 


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    Take backyard burgers from monotonous to memorable with these next-level burger recipes. When you've had your fill of beef burgers, try our recipes for chicken burgers, turkey burgers, veggie burgers, and sliders, too.
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