Summer is finally here, so you know what that means? It’s officially grilling season! True grill masters know that you can grill year round: from the cool fall weather to the rainy spring season. But summer is when amateur grillers can let their true colors shine.
And what better item to grill up than burgers, especially when you can do it 10 different ways. So the next time you fire up that grill, check out this list of 10 delicious burgers recipes you need to try this summer!
1. Classic Bacon Cheeseburger
There may be nothing better than this classic burger recipe. The delicious meat is grilled to perfection and things are kept simple. Cheese, some veggies and bacon are all you really need to make this burger recipe sing and remind you that simply tastes good, especially when it’s in the form of burger recipes.
2. Pastrami, Smoked Mac And Cheese Burger
Delicious burger recipes come in all shapes and sizes, and this one is no exception. This Pastrami, Smoked Mac and Cheese Burger recipe will surely leave you full and satisfied after your next summer grilling session. Plus, it’s like eating three items in one! Why wouldn’t you want to try burger recipes like this out?
3. Jalapeño Burgers with Gorgonzola
This burger recipe will give you a nice kick of spice! The raw sliced jalapeños pack a punch and will go perfectly with the summer heat. Plus, it tastes delicious! But the addition of the condiments and gorgonzola cheese will help balance out the spiciness from the jalapeños, creating a delicious bite.
4. Makeover Turkey Burgers with Peach Mayo
One of the best summer fruits to have ever existed are peaches. So why not kick the deliciousness up a notch by adding them to your burger in a completely unique way: a peach mayo. The unique sauce will take the ordinary turkey burger to the next level and provide eaters with a lighter option compared to traditional beef burgers.
5. Smoky Avocado Burger with Pineapple Pepper Relish
This burger recipe calls for the use of another delicious summer fruit, pineapple. It also calls for the creaminess of avocados. Together, they give the classic beef burger a delicious topping that will leave you wanting more!
6. Blackened Mahi Mahi Fish Burgers
Most burger recipes call for similar burger patties that use beef or poultry. But fish is a surprisingly lights, delicious and different option you can try out the next time you grill up some burgers. This recipe uses the blackened technique, which includes a bunch of spices. It tastes delicious and is a welcomed and well needed option to the seasons summer burger recipes.
7. Lamb Harissa and Halloumi Burger
Lamb is a great source of protein that can be used for burgers. Plus, it feels super fancy. So the next time you want to feel like you’re eating like royalty, try this recipe of Lamb Harissa and Halloumi burgers. Harissa is a paste that’s made up of hot peppers and originates from Northern Africa. Add the salty flavour of halloumi cheese, and you have a winner of a burger recipe on your hands.
8. Mexican Turkey Burgers With Cilantro-Lime Pesto
To keep with the international theme, try taking inspiration from countries around the world for your next burger recipe, such as this one. This turkey burger combines the flavours of Mexico into one and is guaranteed to give you a break from the taste of the delouse, yet repetitive, classic burger.
9. Grilled Adobo Chicken Burgers – Gluten Free
To keep with the international theme, try out this burger recipe that takes inspiration from the Philippines and Mexico. The fusion burger features adobo, which is found in food part of both cultures. It also brings a lot of flavor to the burger. Try it out the next time your grilling up some burgers!
10. Portobello Mushroom Burger With Avocado Chimichurri And Capsule Kitchen Challenge
Not all burgers have to be made of meat. In fact, there are plenty of delicious plant-based burger recipes out there, like this one. This recipe calls for the use of portobello mushrooms, which has a meaty taste to it after it’s grilled. So it’s like eating meat, without actually eating meat. Genius!