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15 Gourmet Burgers Recipes

These recipes for gourmet burgers have so many delectable options to choose from. I am certain that you will find a few hamburgers that you will want to try.

There is nothing quite like a burger. They are a classic summer staple and stretch beyond the grill to suit nearly any occasion or season. These recipes for gourmet burgers are versatile, making them perfect for family meals and gatherings of friends. No matter what flavours strike your fancy, you can mix them up and add them to your hamburger recipe ideas with success. Of course, gourmet burgers and fries go hand in hand!

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Burger Condiments and Toppings

I love that burgers can be as simple as a few condiments and a slice of cheese, or as fancy as your tastebuds can imagine. Favourite burger condiments and toppings are:

  1. Tomatoes
  2. Lettuce
  3. Onions
  4. Cheese
  5. Bacon
  6. Chiles
  7. Pickles
  8. Coleslaw
  9. Ketchup
  10. Mayo
  11. Mustard
  12. BBQ sauce
  13. Fried egg
  14. Mushrooms
  15. Avocados

What Should I Serve with Burgers?

While you are here, why not check out a few great side dishes for burgers? Our Kale Sweet Potato Salad, macaroni salad, Twice Baked Bacon Potato, and Cajun Corn Salad make for a delicious addition to almost any hamburger meal. 

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How to Make Homemade Gourmet Burgers

Grabbing a burger from a local spot is always great, but I have a collection of ideas for gourmet burgers to share with you below that might have you rethinking dinner out, in favour of a gourmet burger at home. This list of burgers features something for everyone. From perfectly cooked Korean beef burgers that are oozing with cheese and feature the prettiest charcoal buns I have ever seen, to juicy elk burgers that taste incredible and are leaner than the average beef burger.

Recipes for Gourmet Burgers

Anyone lucky enough to be dining with you when you make these gourmet burgers will be very impressed with your efforts. What a delicious way to spice up the next BBQ or just make burger night feel extra special when it works its way to your meal plan. I can’t wait to hear which of these gourmet burger recipe ideas you want to try first.

1. Korean Prime Burgers

This recipe for gourmet burgers consists of perfectly cooked beef, gooey cheese, delicious gochujang aioli, and some homemade kimchi slaw all perfectly placed inside a charcoal bun. If all this doesn’t float your boat, then I don’t know what will!

2. Beef Bourguignon Burger

All the flavours of the classic french stew packed into a burger! This Beef Bourguignon Burger with Horseradish Creme Fraiche is as amazing as it sounds. Real Angus Beef burgers grilled to perfection then blanketed with melty Comte cheese and wine soaked mushrooms. Seriously amazing.

3. Recipe for Bison Burgers

Lean, flavourful bison burgers are a welcome change from the plain-ol’ ground beef burgers everyone has had a million times before.

4. Carolina Classic Burger Recipe

There are thousands of gourmet burgers out there, but there’s only one burger named for my beloved state…The Carolina Burger. It originated in the coastal and piedmont areas of North and South Carolina, and boy…is it ever tasty!

5. Mini Onion Smash Burgers

Who doesn’t love a good burger? These Mini Onion Smash Burgers with Steamed Buns are the perfect way to enjoy a restaurant or diner-style mini burger at home.

6. Mofongo Burger Recipe

If you’ve never had the pleasure of tasting mofongo, you’re in for a treat. Instead of burger buns, we’re using these garlic and pork rind-laced mashed plantains to create the platform for our burgers.

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7. Mexican Meatloaf Burgers – Gluten Free

These juicy Gluten Free Mexican Meatloaf Burgers are flavour-packed moist burgers that will make any burger lover happy!! Crushed tortilla chips make the perfect meatloaf patties!

8. Cilantro Bomb Burgers

Cilantro lovers, this one’s for you! This spicy cajun burger has a cajun spiced patty topped with melted Monterey jack cheese, crispy fried onion strings, an easy sriracha lime aioli, and plenty of cilantro in place of lettuce. It’s a flavour explosion for your mouth!

9. Juicy Lucy Cheeseburger

This gourmet burger is Minnesota’s most well known sandwich and burger, period. Basically, I call this an inside-out cheese burger. You put the cheese on the inside of two burger patties that form one and have an oozing cheese explosion when you cut or bit into it. Other than that, there are no special seasonings, sauces, techniques, or otherwise, which makes this recipe for Juicy Lucy super easy!

10. Minted Lamb Burger Recipe

This recipe for minted lamb burger makes for a fresh twist on a summer grilling classic! Served with a cooling Tzatziki sauce and your favourite toppings, these perfectly seasoned lamb burgers are stuffed with fresh mint and feta that give every bite a burst of flavour, and they come together in under 30 minutes. These Mediterranean-inspired lamb burgers will be your new go-to recipe for all your summer parties.

11. Smoked Hatch Chile Burgers

Who doesn’t love a good smoked cheeseburger? They’re easy to prepare, and the smoky flavour adds a little extra that makes every bite sooo good. These gourmet cheeseburgers are made smoked with hatch chiles, and the flavour was kicked up to a notch that I really wasn’t expecting.

12. Wagyu Burgers

Make this Wagyu Burger recipe and see what all the fuss is about. They will show you how to use American or Japanese A5 Wagyu ground beef to cook flavourful, juicy hamburgers on the stovetop which will rival any burger from a fancy restaurant!

13. Pepper Jack Stuffed Burgers

Stuffed Burgers are perfectly seasoned hamburger patties with melted cheese oozing from the center. Add your favorite toppings for the ultimate cheeseburger.

14. Fried Jalapeno Burger

Juicy cheeseburgers fried to perfection and topped with crispy jalapeno peppers. Talk about a spicy treat!

15. Elk Burgers Recipe

This juicy elk burger recipe is a lean but flavourful alternative to a traditional beef burger. Whether you purchase your elk meat from the store or you have it ground fresh, you can make them juicy and delicious with just a few simple steps!

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I hope you enjoyed these Recipes for Gourmet Burgers as much as I did! Cheeseburger lovers won’t want to miss this All Things Cheeseburger recipes. Also, check out all of our recipes!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. all of these burgers look good enough to eat. My problem is I don’t want to try to get my mouth around a burger that is so tall. I just end up pulling stuff out


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