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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 of the best 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.

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CAPRESE TURKEY BURGERS WITH PESTO, FRESH MOZZARELLA AND HEIRLOOM TOMATO

Our favorite salad makes for a damn good burger topping. 

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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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Burger Bowl

Think outside the bun.

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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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Chickpea Burger

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

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15-Minute Buffalo Chicken Sliders

No one needs to know it’s rotisserie chicken and store-bought buffalo sauce. 

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Cheesy Grilled Taco Burgers

Pile on that guac.

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Cauliflower Falafel Veggie Burgers

Our favorite veggie at it again. 

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GRILLED BLT TURKEY BURGERS

These babies are ready in about 15 minutes.

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Salmon Burgers

Way more fun than a fillet.

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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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Cauliflower Sweet Potato Burgers

Smashed avocado and homemade spicy mayo take the dish over the top. 

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Vegan Lentil-Mushroom Burgers

At last, a veggie burger that’s actually juicy.

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Keto Guacamole Burger Bites

They’re small, so have four. 

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Mediterranean Turkey Burger

We’re gonna need a fork and knife.

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Black-Bean Burgers

Can your taste buds handle it?

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GREEN HARISSA TURKEY BURGERS

This burger—courtesy of Coterie member Gaby Dalkin—is equal parts juicy and spicy. 

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ROASTED BEET AND FENNEL BURGERS

Vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free and Paleo? Count us in. 

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PROTEIN-STYLE AHI TUNA BURGERS

Oooh, fancy. 

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ASIAN BURGER WITH HOISIN KETCHUP & GARLIC CHILI MAYO

Just trust us on this one.

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Cheeseburger and Egg Grilled Cheese Recipe

Pure genius. 

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curried veggie burgers

BRB, drooling all over the computer...

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Pork Banh Mi Burger

Impress your friends with these international flavors. 

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Moroccan Chicken Burgers with Special Sauce

Guaranteed to be an instant hit.

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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Burger Recipe

Extra blue cheese, please. 

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CHEESEBURGERS WITH SAUTÉED ONIONS AND HORSERADISH MAYO

A surprisingly delicious combo.

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Mushroom and Lentil Bruschetta Burger

It’s all about the textures. 

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CAJUN BURGERS WITH SWEET POTATO BUNS

Because regular potato buns sooo are boring. 

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the cuban frita burger

Don’t skimp on the secret sauce. 

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Paleo Korean Burgers

Topped with an egg for extra deliciousness. 

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spiced turkey burgers with peach chutney

On the table in only 35 minutes. 

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BEET BURGER WITH CHICKPEAS AND QUINOA

That color, though. 

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Portobello Burgers with Blue Cheese and Onions

Your friends will be begging for the recipe.

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southern-style hamburger steaks with onion and mushroom gravy

Live a little.

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KETO CHICKEN PESTO BURGERS

Who says that pesto is just for pasta?

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QUINOA & WHITE BEAN VEGGIE BURGER

At last.

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Chicken Caesar Salad Burgers

You’ll be making these Parmesan crisps every week. 

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Low-Carb Bacon Burger with Guacamole

Calling all carnivores.

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spiced zucchini, feta and chickpea veggie burgers with minted yogurt sauce

Ready thy ’Gram. 

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Tonkatsu Burger Recipe

Everything we love in the same bite.

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the ultimate wild rice burgers

Don’t mind if we do.

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BACON WESTERN DOUBLE CHEESEBURGER

Yup, we’re hooked.

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FRIED GREEN TOMATO TURKEY BURGERS WITH GREEN GODDESS DRESSING

As if the fried green tomato topping weren’t enough, there’s also bacon inside.

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KOREAN BBQ BURGERS

Three words: Maple candied bacon. 

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