14 Incredible Stuffed Burger Recipes
What's better than a juicy burger hot off the grill? One stuffed with melted, gooey cheese, obviously. These stuffed burgers are the ultimate in grilling season inspiration. While you can of course use any cheese you love, this burger construct is especially useful for crumbly cheeses, like feta and blue cheese, that are prone to falling off the patty as soon as you lift your stacked burger to go in for the first bite. Not only does stuffing your burger keep the most important topping contained, but the cheesy core keeps your patty exceptionally succulent as it cooks. Plus, all practicality aside, everyone knows—a stuffed burger is a fun burger. Need proof? Give our Ham and Swiss-Stuffed Burgers or our Pizza-Stuffed Cheeseburgers a go.
Stuffed Border Burgers
Monterey Jack cheese boasts a lead role in this inside-out burger recipe. Pair with fresh cole slaw and baked beans for a must-serve summer dinner.
Feta-Stuffed Burgers with Grilled Onion on Sourdough
Is there anything better than grilled onions? Yes, grilled onions on a buger stuffed with feta and topped with Dijon.
Blue Cheese-Stuffed Burgers
This recipe for blue cheese-stuffed burgers is sure to be the hit at your dinner table. Bursting at the seems with melted cheese, these patties are one-of-a-kind. Breadcrumbs and eggs hold together the concoction and add a rich depth of flavor. Serve with a side salad, grilled veggies, or potato salad. One online reviewer says, "My wife and I love grilling these burgers in the summer. We serve with oven-baked sweet potato fries."
Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Burgers
Purchase pimiento cheese from your favorite deli, or make your own. This recipe is easy to increase for a crowd. Just prepare one recipe at a time to ensure the seasonings are correct.
Feta-Stuffed Turkey Burgers
A simple yogurt-based sauce and a rich feta-and-spice stuffing makes these turkey burgers stand out above the rest. Pair with sautéed zucchini.
Spicy Cheddar-Stuffed Burgers
These burgers feature cheddar cheese that melts between two patties instead of on top of one. However, mixing chipotle pepper purée with the ground meat before stuffing the patties adds a deliciously spicy kick to the burgers themselves. Have tomatoes, red onion, lettuce, mustard, and mayonnaise on hand for guests to dress the hamburgers as they please.
Jalapeño-Stuffed Burgers With Roasted Bell Pepper Ketchup
A dollop of cream cheese mixed with chopped jalapenos adds bold flavor to this juicy burger. Making your own ketchup is just icing on the cake.
Ham and Swiss-Stuffed Burgers
Why have a simple ham-and-Swiss on white when you can have a burger stuffed with the classic combo? We love this burger for its unexpected richness.
Stuffed Blue Cheese Burgers
Loading Blue Cheese into the burger makes for a moist, juicy meal that's loaded with flavor.
It’s an age old question: Pizza or burgers? With these Pizza-Stuffed Burgers, there’s no need to choose. Feel to apply the burger-stuffing technique used here to incorporate all of your favorite pizza toppings—from switching up the cheeses to bringing in additional veggies, this is a recipe that’s worth making your own.
Sizzling Juicy Lucy Burgers
These unique, cheese-stuffed burgers, made from lean beef and mashed black beans, ooze luscious, pepper-spiced Monterey Jack from their centers. This recipe uses beans to make the burgers easy to handle, whether pan-sautéeing them or popping them on to the grill.
Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers
Inside-Out Turkey Cheeseburgers celebrates what's inside these juicy and moist burgers.
Cobb Salad Stuffed Burgers
We’ve mashed up two classics to create a warm, beefy Cobb salad you can eat with your hands. The cheese oozes out and the egg is rich, while the avocado is both cooling and tangy. The salty and super-savory concoction is a messy mouthful, but you’ll make friends with this for sure. You don’t have to use brioche buns here (any sturdy bun will do) but the richer the bun, the better.
Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers
How do you make jalapeño poppers even better? By surrounding them with beef. These jalapeño popper stuffed burgers have tons of cheddar flavor and just the right amount of spice to take things to the edge. Smaller jalapeños work better here, especially since they have a good heat level. Make things fancy with an onion roll instead of regular hamburger buns.