Cheeseburger

The classic cheeseburger is an icon of American dining.

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Cheeseburger burger recipe
Recipe Time:
Prep: Minutes
Cook: Minutes
Ready In: Minutes

Servings:


Difficulty:
Easy

Ingredients:


 

  • Beef Patty 1.5 pounds / 24 Ounces
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  • Bakery Bun - 4 Buns
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  • Yellow American - 4 Slices
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  • Dill Pickle Chips 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Ketchup 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Yellow Mustard 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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Preparation:


 

  1. Divide the meat into 6 ounce portions. Form each portion loosely into a 3/4-inch-thick patty and make a depression in the center with your thumb. Season both sides of each burger with salt and pepper.

    Tips:
    • Take care not to over work the meat
    • Allowing the meat to warm up to near room temperature will provide a better sear that will lock in flavor
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Cooking Directions:


 

  1. Place beef patties on the grill or pan at medium-high heat and cook for 3-5 minutes.
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well

    Flip the burgers and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until desired doneness:
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well
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  3. Place cheese on top of patty during the final minute of cooking
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  5. Lightly toast the bun during the last minute of cooking on a separate pan at low-medium heat (if desired).
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Assembly Instructions:


 

  1. Place beef patty on top of bottom bun

     

  2. Place the Yellow American on top of the meat (if not already done)

     

  3. Top the burger with Ketchup

     

  4. Top the burger with Yellow Mustard

     

  5. Top the burger with Dill Pickle Chips

     

  6. Place the top half of the bun to complete the burger.

     

 


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