Recipes & Cooking
20 Delicious Burger Recipes You Need to Try ASAP
From classic ground chuck to vegan patties, let’s be frank about burgers: What’s not to love? We rounded up the best burger recipes from some of our favorite food blogs.
Bacon Blue Cheese Burger with Caramelized Onions
Adventures in Cooking
Warning! The Better Burger Bureau confirms claims that this loaded burger recipe from blog Adventures in Cooking may very well launch you into a bleu-cheese-and-caramelized onion-infused dream.
Chipotle Turkey Burgers with Southwestern Slaw
Lemons and Anchovies
These turkey burgers from blog Lemons and Anchovies pack some heat, even dressed with a unique, peppery slaw recipe (that may become your summertime staple). Don’t miss this foolproof guide to grilling burgers, chicken, and everything else.
Taste and Tell
This may be one of our favorite burger recipes. You’ll be the taco of the town with these burgers from Taste and Tell, which are spiked with taco seasoning and studded with crushed tortilla chips. Finish up with taco fixings: melted jack, salsa, sour cream.
Chicken Caesar Burger
Iowa Girl Eats
Canyon Creek Burger
Iowa Girl Eats
Like breakfast, but better: This formidable burger recipe from blog Iowa Girl Eats stacks bacon, egg, fried jalapeños on a cheesy, beefy patty and then tops it off with a slick of blackberry jam or grape jelly.
Gorgonzola Lamb Burgers with Pickled Cherry Relish
Love and Olive Oil
Love and Olive Oil tops a seasoned ground lamb burger with a generous smear of impressive-sounding but easy pickled-cherry relish recipe. Top with a dollop of creamy Greek yogurt to cool things off. Not in the mood to make your own burgers? Check out these retro burger joints around the country.
Turkey Burger with a Twist
Spinach Tiger, Angela Roberts
Blogger Spinach Tiger invents a zesty burger recipe with dark-meat turkey, fresh spinach, Worcestershire sauce, and an unlikely pop of flavor from chopped, dried plums. (Figs, cranberries, or raisins would work, too.)
Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burger with Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Adventures in Cooking
Holy smoke, these burger recipes! On the blog Adventures in Cooking, these burgers get a rich, woodsy flavor after being cooked with hickory smoking chips. Soft pretzel buns make this a grand slam. Make sure you’re not making these grilling mistakes even seasoned BBQ masters make.
Cilantro-Quinoa Turkey Burgers with Garlicky Kale
Queen of Quinoa
Protein-rich burger recipes from blog Queen of Quinoa are blanketed by smashed avocado, ripe tomato slices, and a heaping layer of garlicky kale. Omit the cilantro and swap lettuce for kale if you’re not a fan.
Taste of home
This recipe from Taste of Home is a true keeper: a melty mixture of sautéed mushrooms, peppers, bacon, and provolone tucked inside grilled patties.
Spicy Black Bean Burger
Beany, baby: A meatless burger recipe from the blog Spoon Fork Bacon mixes black beans, summer-fresh corn, and plenty of spices (curry powder, cumin, cayenne pepper) for a thick, savory burger with a kick. Trimmings sound good too, with a whole-wheat bun layered with sprouts, avocado, and tomato.
Paul Bunyan Burgers
Taste of Home
For goodness steak! It’s hard to resist these loaded burgers from Taste of Home, stuffed with American cheese, mushrooms, onion, and bacon and with a kick of horseradish and Worcestershire sauce. Check out the biggest burger in the world.
Teriyaki-Glazed Brown Rice & Edamame Burgers with Grilled Pineapple & Crispy Green Onions
Oh My Veggies
To beef or not to beef? If you’re going meatless, these Asian-inspired burgers from blog Oh My Veggies combine edamame with brown rice and stack up with thick slices of grilled pineapple, vinegar-y slaw, and crunchy grilled green onions.
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Veggie Burgers
Cookie and Kale
Mighty meaty: Smoky spices give a chargrilled flavor in these veggie burgers from blog Cookie and Kate, a taste typically found only in a grilled-beef burger. Note: The no-egg recipe is also vegan and gluten-free. Don’t miss these golden rules of having a healthy grilling season.
Raw Yam Burgers and Daikon Fries with Ketchup
This Rawsome Vegan Life
Burger recipes, she wrote: Blogger This Rawsome Vegan Life developed a raw, vegan burger recipe with superstar foods like yams, red bell pepper, garlic, ground flaxseed, mushrooms, and nutritional yeast. Homemade ketchup comes together in a snap by quickly blending tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, dates, salt, and lemon juice.
Beet Burger with Chipotle Cashew Hummus
Holy Cow Vegan
Blog Holy Cow Vegan sandwiches juicy slices of roasted beet “burgers” between layers of caramelized onions, spicy chickpea spread, and a crisp bed of greens.
Caprese Burger with Artichoke Pesto Sauce
courtesy the food charlatan
If you love the freshness of a classic Caprese salad, but you’re craving a burger, look no further than this recipe from The Food Charlatan. Stuffed with fragrant basil, fresh tomato, and juicy mozzarella, this burger is summer in a bun. We know that might be enough to tempt you, but you definitely don’t want to miss the artichoke pesto sauce or the balsamic glaze that give this burger its final summery kick.
Juicy Steakhouse Burgers
courtesy Alexandra Grablewski (Chronicle Books, 2018)
Sometimes, you just need to stick to classic burger recipes, and this recipe from the new Once Upon a Chef cookbook does not disappoint. The secret? Using 85 percent lean ground beef and what’s called a panade, a mixture of bread and milk that will keep your burgers ultra tender.
Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Jalapeño and Zucchini
courtesy peas and crayons
Peas and Crayons brings us this spicy stunner of a burger: freshly grated zucchini, rich chickpeas, bell peppers, and hot jalapeño all make a star appearance in this recipe. The burger is then topped with a tangy honey-lime slaw and spicy Sriracha mayo. Yum! Next, check out these healthy, good-for-you eats for the ultimate barbecue.