Burgers are the perfect summertime meal because they’re easy to make
and are always a crowd-pleaser! Customize your burgers to your family’s taste with
these fun varieties, all topped with melty, delicious KRAFT cheese.
Here are a few of our favorite burgers to get your creative
juices flowing (and your mouth salivating!)
Mini Memphis-Style BBQ Burgers
Prep: 20 minutes • Serves: 8
Make sliders that’ll be a home run with a hungry crowd with the Mini Memphis-Style BBQ Burgers recipe. These Memphis-style BBQ burgers are the next best thing to touring Graceland.
1 pound lean ground beef
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onions
4 KRAFT Singles, halved
8 slider buns, toasted
½ cup coleslaw
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, cut in half
3 cup BULL’S-EYE Memphis Style Barbecue Sauce
Heat grill to medium-high heat. Mix meat and onions just until blended; shape into 8 (½ -inch-thick) patties. Grill 3 minutes on each side or until done (160°F), topping with Singles halves for the last minute. Fill buns with cheeseburgers and remaining ingredients.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 230 Calories, 9g Fat (3.5g Saturated), 40mg Cholesterol, 470mg Sodium, 23g Carbohydrates 0g Fiber, 14g Protein
Cabo Beach Cheeseburger
Prep: 20 minutes • Serves: 4
You don’t have to be near the beach to enjoy a cheeseburger with bacon, avocado, cilantro and chipotle-flavored mayo.
It’s tantalizing no matter where you live.
1 pound lean ground beef
4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon
4 KRAFT Big Slice Pepper Jack
4 kaiser rolls, split
¼ cup KRAFT Chipotle Aioli
(or a Chipotle Mayo)
1 avocado, cut into 12 slices
½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Heat grill to medium heat. Shape ground beef into 4 (½ -inch-thick) patties. Grill 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until done (160°F). Meanwhile, cook bacon as directed on package. Top burgers with cheese; grill 1 minute or until melted. Spread rolls with aioli; fi ll with cheeseburgers, bacon, avocados and cilantro.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 630 Calories, 32g Fat (12g Saturated), 105mg Cholesterol, 890mg Sodium, 44g Carbohydrates, 7g Fiber, 41g Protein
Italian Sausage Burgers
Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 12 minutes • Serves: 6
Mix some zesty Italian sausage into your ground beef for Italian Sausage Burgers this summer! Italian Sausage Burgers are the perfect cookout addition. Your guests are sure to appreciate this fun new take on the trusty hamburger.
¾ pound Italian sausage
¾ pound ground beef1½ cups KRAFT Shredded Italian*Five Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
6 hamburger buns
2 tablespoons thinly sliced
2 tablespoons KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
6 romaine lettuce leaves1 large tomato, cut into 6 slices
Heat grill to medium heat. Mix sausage, beef, ¾ cup cheese and egg; shape into 6 (½ -inch thick) patties. Grill 5 to 6 minutes on each side
or until done (160°F), toasting cut sides of buns on the grill for the last minute. Meanwhile, combine remaining cheese, basil and dressing.
Fill buns with lettuce, tomatoes, burgers and cheese mixture.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 510 Calories, 32g Fat (13g Saturated), 115mg Cholesterol, 780mg Sodium, 27g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 26g Protein
Taco Turkey Burgers
Prep: 25 minutes • Serves: 4
Get the best of both worlds with our Taco Turkey Burgers recipe. Turkey burgers get a taco twist in this amazing Taco Turkey Burgers recipe!
5 hamburger buns, divided
1 pound 93%-fat-free ground turkey1 egg, beaten2 tablespoons (½ of 1-ounce package) TACO BELL® Taco Seasoning Mix
1½ cups KRAFT Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese with a TOUCH OF PHILADELPHIA, divided
1 red pepper, cut crosswise into 4 slices
Heat greased grill pan on medium heat. Open 4 buns; place, cut sides down, on hot grill pan. Grill 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Meanwhile, process remaining bun in food processor until fine crumbs form; place in medium bowl. Add turkey, egg, taco seasoning and 1 cup cheese; mix just until blended. Shape into 4 (½ -inch-thick) patties. Remove toasted buns from grill pan; set aside. Add turkey patties and peppers to pan. Grill 8 to 10 minutes or until burgers are done (165°F) and peppers are tender-crisp, turning burgers after 5 minutes and stirring peppers
occasionally. Top burgers with remaining cheese; grill 1 minute or until melted. Fill buns with burgers and peppers.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 490 Calories, 25g Fat (13g Saturated), 150mg Cholesterol, 900mg Sodium, 37g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 33g Protein
The Heinz Art of the Burger Contest begins on May 23rd. This year, the artist behind the winning #HeinzArtBurger will get $25,000 and be featured on the BurgerFi menu.* Get ready to create, share, and ogle delicious masterpieces that look almost too good to eat.
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