There are few things about summer that can match the scent of a burger cooking over an open flame. But a plain, boring burger just will not do for the grill masters of 2016. Stuffed burgers are on the rise, and the following 30 recipes will have barbecue experts experimenting well into the fall.
Cheese Stuffed Burgers
1. Blue Cheese Stuffed Burger
The sharp flavor of the blue cheese mixes perfectly with the mild sweeter taste of the red onion in this amazing burger.
2. Pepper Jack Stuffed Burger
If spicy flavors are a favorite, then the pepper jack cheese in this burger, along with the jalapeño cream sauce, will definitely hit the spot.
3. Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Burgers
The filling in these burgers is a mixture of chopped jalapeños mixed into the mild smoothness of cream cheese.
4. Goat Cheese Stuffed Burgers with Cheddar
Though tangy goat cheese and guacamole are interesting enough to put in the name, a sharp cheddar cheese and caramelized onions should not be ignored on this stuffed burger.
5. Double Cheddar Stuffed BBQ Turkey Burgers
Though cheese stuffing is not exactly new in burgers, rarely is it seen in a simple, yet delicious, turkey burger.
6. Smoked Gruyere Stuffed Burgers
Thick burgers stuffed with a smoky Gruyere, delightfully matched with bacon, will satisfy even the most discriminating dinner guest.
7. Brie Stuffed Burgers with Bacon
A bacon cheeseburger reaches new levels when stuffed with brie and topped with a smooth-textured slice of avocado.
8. Mozzarella Stuffed Turkey Burgers
Take the mozzarella and marinara sauce off of the pizza and add it to a turkey burger for a new twist on an old favorite.
9. Fresh Mozzarella Stuffed Pesto Burgers
Pesto is delicious, and this burger has it in abundance, with dry pesto mixed into the meat, and the jarred variety combined with mayo for a tasty sauce.
10. Havarti Stuffed Barbecue Burgers
With only five ingredients, these delicious burgers are easy to make, but their taste goes far beyond simplicity to ensure guests will be begging for seconds.
Bacon Stuffed Burgers
11. Bacon Stuffed Cheese Burgers
Keep the bacon in place on this burger by tucking it inside the meat, blanketed with a simple slice of cheese.
12. Bacon Ranch Stuffed Burger
A bit of ranch mixed with bacon and cheese in this burger prove that dressing is not just for salads anymore.
13. Bacon Chipotle Stuffed Cheeseburger
Chipotle mayo, bacon, and cream cheese make up the simple stuffing for these burgers, with extra bacon and cheese on top.
14. Stuffed Jalapeno Popper Bacon Cheese Burger
With jalapeño poppers inside and an avocado-jalapeño ranch dressing outside, guests will be shedding tears of joy while eating these burgers.
15. Bacon Cheese Stuffed Chili Burgers
Cheese, bacon, and mustard are standard in a burger, even when stuffed, but add some chili, and this burger reaches new levels of deliciousness.
16. Bacon Stuffed Burgers with Pimento Cheese and Avacado
The spicy pimento cheese blended with the distinct taste of a crushed avocado give new life to a bacon-stuffed cheeseburger.
17. Bacon Guacamole Stuffed Sausage Burgers
Only a few ingredients are needed to make a tasty sausage burger stuffed with pecan wood bacon and guacamole dip.
18. Blue Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Burgers
A bit of parsley added to this burger gives it a nice clean flavor that balance the sharpness of the blue cheese and the smoky bacon.
Veggie Stuffed Burgers
19. Avocado stuffed Burgers
Avocados are plentiful in these burgers, in the oil brushed on the outside, and in the mayo mixture topping a creamy slice of avocado on the inside.
20. Veggie Stuffed Beer Can Burgers
Wrapping ground beef around a beer can makes the perfect meat bowl to be stuffed with cheese, mushrooms, peppers, or anything else on hand.
21. Bacon Wrapped Veggie Stuffed Beer Can Burger
There is no reason to keep food groups separate, especially when adding grilled veggies to a bacon-wrapped burger bowl looks and tastes so perfect.
Unique Stuffed Burgers
22. Greek Stuffed Burger
Beef, lamb, and pork blend perfectly, and the mixture of olives and feta stuffed inside create the perfect Greek burger.
23. Chile Verde & Cheese Stuffed Grilled Burgers
Though they take a bit of time to make, these spicy burgers filled with chopped chilies and mozzarella are definitely worth the wait.
24. Juicy Lucy Stroganoff Burgers
Sometimes it’s nice to just stuff a burger with cheese, and keep the mushrooms and onions on top, as this more traditional burger proves.
25. Reuben Burger
This burger is a new twist on a Reuben sandwich, with layers of warm corned beef and sauerkraut, and topped with Thousand Islands dressing.
26. Stuffed Black Bean Burger
Black beans replace the meat in this burger, with a touch of soy sauce to bring out the distinct flavor.
27. Stuffed French Onion Soup Sliders
Miniature burgers made from ground beef mixed with onion soup mix, filled with fontina cheese, and topped with fried onions mimic a savory French Onion Soup.
28. Stuffed Mac and Cheese Burger
There’s no reason to keep mac on cheese as a side dish when it fits so well, and tastes wonderful, stuffed into a burger.
29. Creamy Jalapeno Stuffed Burgers
The spicy raspberry chipotle sauce on this burger has a bite to it that is a perfect mix with cream cheese mixture stuffed inside.
30. Caprese Stuffed Burger
Fresh mozzarella, basil, and chunks of grape tomatoes make a warm and tasty Carpese salad on the inside of this burger.
With winter coming to a close, these scrumptious burgers will re-introduce summertime to the grillers who have suffered a long winter in the most enjoyable way imaginable. And with so many options, there will be no reason to cook indoors until the cold weather returns.