All American Cheeseburger

Recently we were invited over to some friend’s house for a night of grilling burgers. It was a casual evening of beers, margaritas and simply grilled cheeseburgers served on everyday buns with basic condiments.  Later that night we were talking about how nice it was to have such a simple meal of an All American Cheeseburger.

 

All American Cheeseburger  |  Chez Us

 

This week is #BurgerWeek over at Nosh On.It, and we were thrilled to be asked to participate during the week long event of burgers.  Have you checked out these burgers this week?  We are not sure where to even begin.

Typically we are the first to come up with a twist when serving burgers, there is some comfort in a well-seasoned burger, topped with melted cheese and served on a simple bun. We knew when we started planning our burger for #BurgerWeek that we wanted to make it easy for anyone to enjoy.  We started thinking back to great burgers we have had that fit the simplicity model, and we kept coming back to In-N-Out burgers, the guilty pleasure of all of our road-trips.

This burger recipe starts with high-quality grass-fed beef with 15% fat, this fat helps holds the burger together.  The meat is seasoned with only salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.  Slices of cheddar cheese, as well as grilled onions, and a secret (not so secret now) sauce are slathered on both sides of the bun before adding the basics, such as lettuce, tomato and pickles.  When we make this burger we usually don’t grill it.  Instead, we pan fry, using the same pan that we cooked the onions in as the meat picks up the additional flavor.  Never fear, you can definitely toss these burgers on the grill as well, and they will surely please!

Nothing fancy, just wholesome, fresh, slightly charred meat with delicious and fresh toppings make up the All American Burger over at Chez Us.

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Comments

  1. This is my idea of the perfect burger for summer!

  2. Perfection! Sometimes it is best not to mess with a classic.

  3. Another FAB recipe. I love your (not so) secret sauce and am glad that you shared the recipe. I, also, love the tip about pan frying the burger in the same pan that the onions were cooked.

  4. Sometimes a simple, straightforward burger is best. This looks and sounds fabulous, guys!

  5. This looks like such a perfect burger!
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  6. It look really delicious. And you know what you are eating! Awesome idea. Eliza

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