Grilled Hamburger Tips
What is the best blend of ground beef for hamburgers?
Our Deputy Culinary Editor, James Schend
, recommends going for chuck, round or brisket cuts of beef. Choosing the right ratio of lean meat to fat can be tricky, but James recommends choosing it based on two factors: temperature and how you'd like it cooked. For a classic, medium-rare burger, go for a 80/20 count. Learn more about choosing the best ground beef for burgers
How long do you cook hamburgers on a gas grill?
Cook hamburgers for four to five minutes per side, about 10 minutes in total. This method applies for both gas and charcoal grills. Find out how to make hamburgers
using other methods!
What other ingredients can you add to a grilled hamburger recipe for more flavor?
There are plenty of other ingredients you can add for more flavor. Take our Cola Burger recipe
for example. It combines cola and French dressing to give the burger patty extra oomph. Worchestershire sauce, garlic powder and onion powder are also classic additions.
What are the best hamburger toppings?
There are countless hamburger topping ideas
you can try! Go for one of the most popular hamburger toppings
like lettuce, tomato and onion, or try out a sauce like BBQ, Big Mac
or a mayo-based sauce. Cheese is a must, especially melted on top. And if you're a huge meat lover, try adding crumbled bacon. Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor
1 each: 358 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 534mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein.