Best Burger Recipes

Enjoy a new twist on an old favorite with our best burgers including cheeseburgers, turkey burgers, tuna burgers and more from Food Network.

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Cheese Stuffed Burgers

When preparing these burgers for a crowd, Trisha likes to offer a bit of variety. Trying stuffing the burgers with different cheeses, like Pimiento, mozzarella or blue cheese, before grilling them to juicy perfection.

Get the Recipe: Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Bobby's Perfect Burger

This is Bobby's standard, go-to burger how-to. Perfectly melted cheese and toasted burger buns are of the utmost importance.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Burger

Throwdown's Green Chile Cheeseburgers

Bobby starts out with a simple burger patty but layers on the flavor with homemade toppings: queso sauce, roasted peppers and pickled red onions.

Get the Recipe: Throwdown's Green Chile Cheeseburgers

Tyler's Burger Bar

For a fun backyard get-together, grill burgers and then let guests pick their own toppings.

Get the Recipe: The Burger Bar

Guy's Killer Inside Out Burger With Worcestershire Tomato Ketchup

Guy's burgers have a surprise bacon, chorizo and cheese filling, and they're topped with homemade ketchup.

Get the Recipe: Killer Inside Out Burger with Worcestershire Tomato Ketchup

Burger with Taleggio, Pancetta and Onion-Mustard Relish

Scott prepares his ideal summer burger with a thick patty of 80/20 ground beef topped with Taleggio cheese, pancetta and an onion-mustard relish.

Get the Recipe: Burger with Taleggio, Pancetta and Onion-Mustard Relish

Bobby's Cedar Planked Burgers

Bobby says, "This recipe proves that cedar plank cooking is not just for salmon anymore. Cooking burgers over cedar planks creates amazing flavor, infusing every bite with smoky complexity. This is a fun and creative way to serve hamburgers at your next outdoor barbecue."

Get the Recipe: Cedar Planked Burgers

Rachael's Southwest Turkey Burgers

Rachael loads up her turkey patties with lots of fresh herbs, peppers and a little spice.

Get the Recipe: Southwest Turkey Burgers

Guy's Legit Veggie Burger

Guy packs this veggie burger with big flavor and lots of texture, so you won't miss the meat.

Get the Recipe: Morgan's Veggie Patties

Bobby's Tuna Burgers With Tapenade Aioli

Bobby transforms fresh tuna steaks into amazing, quick-cooking burgers.

Get the Recipe: Tuna Burgers with Tapenade Aioli

The Sandwich King's Smashed Sausage and Pepper Burgers

Jeff Mauro gives burgers an international twist by using Italian sausage for the patty and topping with cooked sweet peppers and melted mozzarella.

Get the Recipe: Smashed Sausage and Pepper Burgers

Perfect Beef Burgers

You can't go wrong with this classic beef burger grilled to perfection and served in a soft sesame bun.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Beef Burgers

Tangy Meatloaf Burgers

Meatloaf isn't usually a quick-cooking dinner, but these patties of ground pork, beef and veal take just 30 minutes, start to finish.

Get the Recipe: Tangy Meatloaf Burgers

Bobby's Turkey Burgers

"I always like to offer a turkey burger at my outdoor barbecue for friends who no longer eat red meat," says Bobby. "Luckily poultry is a perfect canvas for many big flavors, and this combination of tart goat cheese, sweet Meyer lemon-honey and peppery arugula makes for one outstanding burger."

Get the Recipe: Turkey Burgers

Perfect Salmon Burgers

A coating of panko breadcrumbs makes these fresh salmon burgers extra crunchy.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Salmon Burgers

Perfect Turkey Burgers

Mix portobello mushroom into the turkey patty for added flavor. Then top with cheese and creamy avocado.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Turkey Burgers

Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Fried bacon, chopped onion and sharp Cheddar — Sunny's got everything you like ON a burger and she's putting it IN a burger.

Get the Recipe: Bacon, Onion and Cheese Stuffed Burger

Smashed Sliders

This old-fashioned burger is making a comeback. Sufficiently smash your slider then top with pickles, ketchup and mustard.

Get the Recipe: Smashed Sliders

Perfect Veggie Burgers

You won't miss protein or heartiness when you bite into these patties. They're packed with walnuts, beans and barley for plenty of flavor, texture and taste.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Veggie Burgers

Giada's Prosciutto Lamb Burgers

Giada gives burgers an Italian twist with these lamb patties wrapped in prosciutto and topped with tomato and basil.

Get the Recipe: Prosciutto Lamb Burgers

Perfect Pork Burgers

Double the dose of pork in these burgers by adding some ground-up bacon. Serve with creamy coleslaw for a crunchy twist.

Get the Recipe: Perfect Pork Burgers

Michael Symon's Fat Doug Burger

Michael Symon uses four cuts of beef to make the perfect burger patties, and then serves them topped with a flavorful slaw, pastrami and Swiss cheese.

Get the Recipe: Fat Doug Burger


Tired of the same old burger? Take a peek at this recipe that gets its unique flavor from a heaping tablespoon of warm peanut butter.

Get the Recipe: Guberburgers

Manchego-Stuffed Pork Burgers

Make burgers with a Spanish flair, stuffing pork patties with Manchego cheese before popping them onto the grill.

Get the Recipe: Manchego-Stuffed Pork Burgers

Barcelona Burgers

Toasted almonds and roasted peppers go into the chunky sauce that tops these burgers. Add a slice or two of Manchego and some toasted olive bread and you're good to go.

Get the Recipe: Barcelona Burgers

Miami Burger

A traditional Cuban sandwich is the inspiration for this burger. Turning this Cuban specialty into an American one isn't hard — just replace the roasted pork with a good old hamburger.

Get the Recipe: Miami Burger

Crunchburger (aka the Signature Burger)

This is the "house" burger at Bobby's Burger Palace. It's a basic burger (Bobby likes it garnished with red onion, tomato, lettuce and horseradish mustard) with some serious crunch from potato chips.

Get the Recipe: Crunchburger (aka the Signature Burger)

Philly Burger

Bobby likes his Philly cheesesteaks with lots of pickled hot peppers, so it's only natural that he'd load them on his Philly Burger, too.

Get the Recipe: Philly Burger

Dallas Burger

Bobby brings big Texas flavor to this burger, with a zesty spice rub and homemade, finger-lickin' barbecue sauce. Creamy coleslaw cuts through the spice and pickles add tartness.

Get the Recipe: Dallas Burger

Santa Fe Burger

This is one seriously delicious cheeseburger. Inspired by the flavors of the Southwest (personal favorites of Bobby's) it's topped with blackened poblano peppers and a creamy queso sauce, along with crunchy tortilla chips.

Get the Recipe: Santa Fe Burger

Arthur Avenue Burger

Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is the place to go to find New York City's most authentic Italian fare, and this burger is Bobby's ode to that famous neighborhood.

Get the Recipe: Arthur Avenue Burger

Wild Mushroom-Cheddar Burger

This burger was inspired by a mushroom-foraging trip in Washington state. Bobby does NOT recommend hunting for your own mushrooms (not all of them are edible), but do spend some time searching your supermarket for a good variety.

Get the Recipe: Wild Mushroom-Cheddar Burger

Cheyenne Burger

Bobby uses turkey meat for his Cheyenne Burger, and keeps things juicy with smoky bacon, sharp cheddar, crunchy onion rings and tangy barbecue sauce.

Get the Recipe: Cheyenne Burger

Swiss Mushroom Burgers

Nutty Gruyere cheese is melted on top of sauteed onions and mushrooms for this melty cheeseburger.

Get the Recipe: Swiss Mushroom Burgers

Sandra's Ale House Burgers

Sandra packs her patties with grill seasoning, cheddar and beer for a bit of pub flair. Her simple red onion compote takes that beer flavor to the next level.

Get the Recipe: Ale House Burgers with Red Onion Compote

Top This: Easy Burger Topping Ideas

Top your burger with eggs, French fries and more with these new ideas from Food Network Magazine.

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Bobby's Louisiana Burger

Bobby rubs these burgers with a Louisiana-inspired spice rub for flavor, then tops with ham, extra cheese, a spicy remoulade and crunchy potato chips.

Get the Recipe: Louisiana Burger

Perfect Grilled Burgers

To achieve perfect grilled burgers, don’t press on the patty as it cooks — you’ll lose the juices. Top them with one of these fun new ideas from Food Network Magazine. Top This: Easy Burger Topping Ideas

Get the Recipe: Perfect Grilled Burgers

Turkey-Pepperoni Burgers

Spicy bites of chopped pepperoni jazz up this juicy turkey patty.

Get the Recipe: Turkey-Pepperoni Burgers


Ina gives her sliders a subtle spicy edge by mixing the ground beef with a bit of Dijon mustard. She dresses them simply, with baby arugula and some nutty Gruyere, and serves them on small Brioche buns for a classic presentation. 

Get the Recipe: Sliders

The Big Marc

Plain-old hamburger buns don't do Marc Murphy's signature burger justice — he serves his beefy patties on homemade cheddar-and-black-pepper buns.

Get the Recipe: The Big Marc

Ultimate Backyard Burger

This backyard burger is made with a combination of ground chuck, brisket and lamb, and it's seasoned with paprika for a super-juicy, flavor-packed bite. Smoked chili ketchup, mustard aioli, crispy bacon and classic American cheese top off this must-try burger.

Get the Recipe: Ultimate Backyard Burger


Geoffrey's go-to summer burger is served on an English muffin with a slice of ripe beefsteak tomato.

Get the Recipe: Burger

Butter Burgers

Do as the Wisconsinites do and slather your burger with butter. The famous Butter Burger not only adds butter to its sautéed onion topping, it's also served on a bun smeared with butter.

Get the Recipe: Butter Burgers