Burgers―Any Way You Like 'Em
No matter how you like your burgers, topped with cheese and the fixin's or lean with turkey, nothing beats this American classic.
Sautéed mushroom and onion mixture offers the "wow" factor for these bacon-wrapped burgers. Part of the savory mixture is pressed into the center of each burger before grilling, and the remainder is mixed with barbecue sauce and used for the topping. The result is "over-the-top" good.
- Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Barbecue Burgers
A great hamburger begins with the patty. Try this no-frills version to perfect your technique. When forming the patties it's very important to not overwork the meat. Mix it as gently as possible, or your hamburgers will get tough and chewy.
- Recipe: The Perfect Hamburgers for Two
Recipes for shrimp burgers, a favorite food of Southern shrimping towns, are often a big secret. Here we divulge our version, which is chunky and spicy with some Cajun flair.
Put a new twist on an old-fashioned cookout with these sweet-hot burgers. They're topped with chili sauce mixed with jalapeno jelly. Dress them up even more with grilled sweet onions or slices of grilled pineapple.
- Recipe: Sweet-and-Savory Burgers
Versatility reigns supreme when it comes to preparing and dressing your favorite burger. With the availability of so many options (ranging from beef, chicken, veggie and turkey), the first step is just deciding what you desire. It's hard to beat our no-fail, all-American Big Juicy Burgers.
- Recipe: Barbara's Big Juicy Burgers
Ground pork is becoming more common in the meat case. You can also ask your butcher to grind it. Usually the lean-to-fat ratio is similar to ground chuck. We find French hamburger buns at Publix grocery stores.
This burger will make you the envy of the neighborhood. Start by mixing the ground beef with chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. Then press two patties together, both topped with cheddar cheese. The result is a thick, spicy, and delicious cheese-filled burger.
- Recipe: Spicy Cheddar-Stuffed Burgers
Delicious, healthy, and easy-to-make, Tasty Turkey Burgers are a must-add to your burger repertoire. Choose the type of ground turkey you prefer; just remember, it is the fat that helps keep the burgers moist. Add potato salad, and you're ready to serve for a quick and easy dinner.
- Recipe: Tasty Turkey Burgers
The secret to Dixie Beef Burgers With Chowchow Spread is grilled country ham slices. The saltiness is amazing with the sweeter flavors of Chowchow Spread and honeyed grape tomatoes.
Florida Georgia Line's songwriter friend Craig Wiseman shared his recipe with the band. The secret? Grill-roasted peppers that add spicy heat and a touch of sweetness and smoke to juicy burgers. Use your favorite peppers, including milder Anaheim, Cubanelle, bell, or poblano.
Recipe: Serrano Pepper Burgers
We recommend ground sirloin here because it's lean, which causes fewer flare-ups on the grill. Chopped pickled jalapeños and their juice ramp up the flavor, while bacon, goat cheese, and tangy-sweet chutney balance the heat.
Recipe: Bacon, Peach, and Basil Burgers
Eat these over-the-top burgers with a knife and fork, or set out a pile of napkins. Add fresh crisp texture and flavor by mounding slaw atop the burgers. Serve extra slaw on the side, or save it for another day.
Stirring the rice as it cooks releases the starch that helps hold the veggie patties together. Want to go beyond vegetarian? Top these burgers with grilled shrimp or sausage.