Ultimate Classic Beef Burger

Ultimate Classic Beef Burger | All-American BBQ Favorite

Sink your teeth into the epitome of American comfort food with our Ultimate Classic Beef Burger recipe. This burger isn’t just a dish; it’s a journey through the heart of backyard barbecues, family gatherings, and cherished traditions. The moment you take your first bite, you’ll be transported to the sizzle of the grill and the joyous laughter of friends and family.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 burger buns
  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • Pickles for topping


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a bowl, gently combine the ground beef, salt, and black pepper. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  3. Place the patties on the grill and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  4. During the last minute of cooking, add a slice of cheddar cheese on top of each patty and let it melt.
  5. Toast the burger buns on the grill for about 1 minute.
  6. Spread ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard on the bottom buns. Top with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and a cheesy patty.
  7. Add pickles for an extra zing of flavor.
  8. Cover with the top bun and secure with a toothpick.
  9. Serve these delicious burgers with your favorite sides and enjoy an authentic taste of the American summer.

Total time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A timeless recipe for crafting the juiciest, most flavorful classic beef burgers that bring the spirit of American BBQ to your plate.

Nutrition information: Calories: 380; Fat: 22g; Carbohydrates: 25g; Protein: 23g;

As you relish every bite of this Ultimate Classic Beef Burger, you’re not just enjoying a meal – you’re partaking in a tradition that spans generations. This recipe encapsulates the essence of outdoor gatherings, sunny days, and the simple pleasure of a well-grilled burger. So fire up your grill, gather your loved ones, and savor the taste of summer that will never go out of style.