Cheeseburger Recipes, Hints & Videos

Cheeseburger Recipes, Hints & Videos

Legend has it that the cheeseburger was invented by a 16 year old kid in the 1920s. He was bored at work and dropped a piece of cheese on a hamburger while working in his father's sandwich shop. In other parts of the country, other restaurants were also experimenting with the traditional hamburger. Finally, in 1935 a trademark for the name "cheeseburger" was awarded to Louis Ballast of the Humpty Dumpty Drive-In in Denver, Colorado.

Cheeseburgers have come a long way from just a simple slab of American Cheese on a hamburger to include such gourmet toppings as bleu cheese, mushrooms and avocado. Try one of these recipes and see how unique and delicious a cheeseburger can be.

Cheeseburger Recipes

Avocado Chipotle Cheeseburger

This is a nice Cheeseburger infused with the flavors of hickory smoke, garlic, onions and  chipotle salsa. Topped off with Colby- Jack cheese and rich, creamy slices of avocado.


1 1/2 lb. lean hamburger

3 Tbs. Worcestershire sauce

1/2 C. steak sauce

1 ripe avocado sliced

2 Tbs. steak seasoning

1 tomato sliced

1 Tbs. coarse black pepper

1/2 C. Parmesan Cheese

1 small sweet onion, chopped

Buns of choice

3 Tbs. chopped garlic

Condiments of choice

Chipotle salsa

Colby-Jack cheese, sliced


In a mixing bowl add together the hamburger, steak sauce, steak seasoning, pepper, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Parmesan cheese and mix well forming 5 patties.

Preparing Grill: Oil and preheat your grill to medium high heat (400 degrees). Add wet hickory chips to the grill. (Note: you can add your hickory directly to the grill or you can use foil smoke packets. Two handfuls wet chips and one dry, fold foil into a packet, poke holes in it with a fork and you're good to go.

Put meat on a hot grill for 3-4 minutes and LEAVE IT ALONE, if you try to turn it before its ready it will stick to the grill and tear apart. When it will flip easily do so and give it 2 or 3 minutes with the grill closed before you add your Chipotle salsa and cheese. Spoon a good covering of the chipotle salsa on the burgers and add the cheese slices. Plate when the cheese is melted. Build your burger and enjoy.

Remember that a recipe is simply an outline; it is not written in stone. Don't be afraid to make changes to your taste. Take it and run with it.

Serving Size


Preparation Time

15  minutes

Cooking Time

15  minutes

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