The first hamburger showed up on New York menu in 1826, and the classic burger - a thick, juicy beef patty surrounded by a fluffy white bun -- has been an enduring American favorite ever since. The basic burger recipe is simple: Work the meat (at least 15 percent fat) as little as possible, use plenty of salt to season, and cook on a very hot surface to achieve that dark, caramelized crust we all crave (a grill is ideal for this). Making a turkey burger, a veggie burger? Follow the same principles. Toppings are up to you, of course, though it's hard to beat the classic combo of sweet, tangy ketchup and old-fashioned yellow mustard.See Popular Burgers Recipes
Please burger- and fish-lovers alike by serving these shrimp "burgers" at your next gathering.
Roasted red peppers and basil season the beef for these burgers. After grilling, they're piled high with arugula, cheese, artichoke hearts, and a caper mayonnaise.
Ground beef chuck with at least 20 percent fat produces the juiciest burgers. When making the patties, don't overwork the meat; that way, the burgers will stay nice and moist. Pat gently -- never squeeze or compress the beef.
Sweet onions provide the bulls-eye inside these savory beef burgers.
The Moroccan flavors in these burgers -- shaped into ovals instead of the usual rounds -- include cumin, harissa, and garlic. The sauce: a delectable mix of mayonnaise, caraway seeds, and more harissa.
Bisquick Heart Smart® recipe! Create a turkey twist on burgers. Turkey and the works are baked and ready to serve in 30 minutes.
Italian salad dressing adds flavor to these simple beef burgers.
You will feel like you have had an island break with the captivating flavors in this great little burger.
These glazed turkey burgers are a good alternative to beef burgers when you want a lower fat option.
Beef and shrimp are a perfect pair in these delicious grilled burgers.
Ham and cheese top seasoned beef burgers for this unique sandwich.
Kick-up ordinary burgers by mixing salsa into the beef patties, and topping the cooked burgers with extra salsa. It's so easy and oh, so flavorful!
In Louisiana, a po'boy is a soft baguette filled with either fried seafood or meat. Melissa Rubel Jacobson makes her po'boys with juicy grilled pork patties, topped with lettuce, tomato, and a crunchy-creamy pickle-and-shallot mayonnaise.
Add shredded veggies to burger meat for a perfectly moist patty. Your family will love these budget-friendly hamburgers!
Get our best turkey burger recipes in this delicious recipe collection. From something super easy to adventurous, we've got the recipes you'll love.
Whether you're at a summer barbecue or a fall tailgating party, learning how to grill burgers is a skill that will always serve you well.