Cajun Burgers


These bold-flavored burgers were inspired by a recipe from reader Rhonda Maiani of North Carolina.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Other: 12 Minutes


3/4 pound ground chuck
1/4 pound ground pork sausage
3/4 cup frozen diced onion, red and green bell pepper, and celery
1 tablespoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 hamburger buns
Toppings: lettuce, tomato slices, onion rings


1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high). Gently combine ground chuck, sausage, and next 6 ingredients. Shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties.

2. Grill patties, covered with grill lid, over 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink in center.

3. Grill hamburger buns, cut sides down, 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Serve burgers on buns with Cajun Mustard and desired toppings.