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
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
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.
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
Cheddar Jalapeño Chicken Burgers with Guacamole
Fowl play! This chicken burger from blog Smells Like Home oozes with jalapeño, cilantro, cheddar cheese, and lime juice, and then gets topped with even more of the sharp stuff and ranch dressing to taste.
Gorgonzola Lamb Burgers with Pickled Cherry Relish
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.
Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burger with Sharp Cheddar Cheese
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.
Cilantro-Quinoa Turkey Burgers with Garlicky Kale
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Caprese Burger with Artichoke Pesto Sauce
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
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
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.