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Cajun Burgers

Cajun Burgers

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

Southern Living JULY 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time: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
  • Cajun Mustard
  • 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.


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