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It’s hard to fault a classic, but there’s so much more to burgers than just a slice of cheese and a squirt of ketchup. Here, 50 burger recipes that go beyond the standard patty and feature exotic flavors, fancy toppings and creative twists. Bookmark now and enjoy all summer year long.

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Fried Mozzarella and Caramelized Peach Caprese Burger

Sweet, fresh and meaty, all wrapped up in one beautiful package.

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Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

A lighter patty that doesn’t skimp on flavor.

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Paleo Ramen Burger

Get more bang for your bun.

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Teriyaki Piña Colada Burger Recipe

You’ll want to put this coconut-and-pineapple-flavored sauce on everything this summer.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

A tender-on-the-inside, firm-on-the-outside, meat-free patty.

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Blackened Salmon Burger with Herbed Cream Cheese

Healthy, delicious and on your plate in under 15 minutes.

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Red Wine Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Goat Cheese

Save a little vino for the chef, please.

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Truffle Mousse Burgers

BRB, drooling all over the computer...

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Burger Bowl

Think outside the bun.

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Polenta Burgers with Veggies and Pesto

Why should meat eaters have all the fun?

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Thai Turkey Burgers

Topped with crunchy Asian slaw. 

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Shrimp Burgers with Chipotle Cream and Coconut Peach Salsa

Like biting into a hot summer’s day.

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Grilled Lamb Burgers with Whipped Feta and Cucumbers

These Greek-style patties can be barbecued or roasted in the oven.

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Chickpea Burger

Garbanzo beans aren’t just for hummus, you know.

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Salt Pepper Skillet

Bison Burgers

Cook them in a cast iron skillet for a delicious crust.

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Carrot Tahini Rhubarb Veggie Burger with Tzatziki and Purple Slaw

We want in.

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Saving Room for Dessert

Cheesy Grilled Taco Burgers

Pile on that guac.

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Half Baked Harvest

Buffalo-Blue Curly Cheese Fry and Crispy Black Bean Burgers

We’re experiencing a lot of emotions right now.

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Serving Dumplings

Jalapeño blueberry sauce beef burger

A surprisingly delicious combo.

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The Kitchy Kitchen

Chiptole Veggie Burger

You can totally throw them on the grill.

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Mutt and Chops

Brie and Scallion Stuffed Hamburger

Guaranteed to be an instant hit.

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Haute and Healthy Living

Roasted Garlic and Feta Chicken Burgers

The healthiest recipe we’ve ever seen.

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Pasty Chef Online

Smashed Bacon Double Cheeseburgers

In a word: spectacular.

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Lady and Pups

Mexican Chorizo and Garlic Shrimp Burger

We’re not sure why, but it works.

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Spiced Blog

Southern Burger with Fried Pickles

Smothered in pimento cheese, of course.

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Salted Mint

Korean BBQ Grilled Chicken Burger

This sammy is trending.

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Work It Mom

Corned Beef Burgers

For St. Patty’s Day and beyond.

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The Girl On Bloor

Low Carb Burger Lettuce Wraps with Special Sauce

Buns, schmuns.

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Port and Fin

Old-School Beef Burgers with Special Sauce

We’re gonna need a fork and knife.

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Venison Burger with Peaches and Blue Cheese

Just trust us on this one.

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Vibrant Plate

Beer Braised Onion Burgers

Topped with onion rings for extra crunch.

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Cookie and Desire

Juicy Turkey Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

Your friends will be begging for the recipe.

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Munchkin Time

Best Hamburger Recipe

The name doesn’t lie.

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From My Bowl

White Bean Pizza Burgers

They taste surprisingly like a slice.

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Burger Artist

Buffalo Chicken Burger

Everything we love in the same bite.

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Paleo Gluten Free Eats

Paleo Bacon Avocado Garlic Burger

Yep, those fluffy buns are totally grain-free.

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Veggie Inspired

Falafel Burger with Cucumber and Peanut Relish

On the table in less than 30 minutes.

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Bibby's Kitchen At 36

Beef Burgers with Mushrooms and Chipotle Mayo

Live a little.

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Full of Plants

High-Protein Vegan Burgers

Hmm, intriguing.

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Joyful Healthy Eats

Smoky Avocado Burger with Pineapple Pepper Relish

Tip: Make extra relish and put it on everything.

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Eating European

Smoky BBQ Burger with Garlic Aioli and Fried Egg

At last.

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Platings and Pairings

Umami Burger

Charred chiles, garlic aioli and soy sauce = next level.

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Eat Like Amanda

Green Goddess Salmon Burgers

Way more fun than a fillet.

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Well Fed Baker

Appalachia Burger

Calling all carnivores.

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The Leaner Approach

Peppers and Chipotle Chicken Burgers On A Portobello Bun

Gluten-free and glorious.

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The Rustic Foodie

Juicy Lucy Burger Recipe

Stuffed with smoked Gouda and grilled to perfection.

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Eat Well 100

Cheesy Garlic Burgers with Lemon Butter Zucchini Noodles

Keto folks, this one's for you.

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Kirbie's Cravings

Avocado Bun Burgers

Don’t mind if we do.

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Paleo Gluten Free Eats

Whole30 Greek Turkey Burgers with Mint Avocado Sauce

Yup, we’re hooked.

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Little Kitchen Big World

Lamb Burgers with Fried Halloumi Cheese

Can your taste buds handle it?

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