16 Creative Ways to Deck Out Your Burger!

Burger season is (at last) upon us. This weekend we’ll be rolling our grill out and putting it to work with our favorite hamburger recipes. And while I love a basic hamburger recipe, there’s always room for increased deliciousness. So, get ready for some great summer cookouts and head below for 16 delicious recipe ideas for an even better burger!

  • 16 Creative Ways to Deck Out Your Burger! 1 of 17
    16 Creative Ways to Deck Out Your Burger!

    Take your burgers to the next level with one of these awesome recipe ideas!

  • A Perfectly Grilled (Avocado) Burger 2 of 17
    The Perfect Grilled Avocado Burger

    A delicious burger starts with perfectly cooked meat. Get the scoop on getting right every time (a little sliced avocado doesn't hurt either).

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Homemade Tomato Ketchup 3 of 17
    Homemade Tomato Ketchup

    If you've never made your own ketchup, you're in for a rich, tomato-infused treat!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Julie VanRosendaal

  • Homemade Honey Mustard 4 of 17
    Homemade Honey Mustard

    Homemade honey mustard is just the thing for a unique twist on the classic hamburger; it's also great on grilled chicken and vegetables!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

     

  • Caramelized Onions 5 of 17
    Caramelized Onions

    Easy to make and deliciously sweet caramelized onions are the simple way to make an ordinary burger special.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Chipotle Burgers 6 of 17
    Chipotle Burgers

    Turn up the heat by adding chipotle chilies to the mix!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Quick Pickled Onions 7 of 17
    Quick Pickled Onions

    These are one of my very favorite things to add to a burger. Our easy recipe is pretty darn fast, but if that's not fast enough, try these really quick pickled onions.

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Horseradish Mayo 8 of 17
    Horseradish Mayo

    It's amazing what a difference the zing of horseradish can make!

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Classic Aioli 9 of 17
    Classic Aioli

    Sometimes a simple addition can be all it takes to make your burger over-the-top delicious. This simple recipe for a classic, creamy aioli is the perfect compliment to any burger.

    Babble Food has the recipe 

    Image: Angie McGowan

  • Sun-Dried Tomato Ketchup 10 of 17
    Sun-Dried Tomato Ketchup

    Sun-dried tomatoes have a tangy, concentrated tomato flavor that's hard to resist. Try livening up all your favorite savory summer eats with this easy homemade sun-dried tomato ketchup.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Refrigerator Pickled Cucumbers 11 of 17
    Refrigerator Pickled Cucumbers

    At my house, no burger is complete without a heaping pile of pickles. But, chances are, you don't exactly have the time to ferment your own. No worries! Next time you're hosting a cookout party, make up a batch of these simple refrigerator pickles and watch them disappear.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Old Bay Mayo 12 of 17
    Old Bay Mayo

    Give your favorite mayonnaise a boost with a flavorful hit of Old Bay. 

    Brooklyn Supper has the recipe

     Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Buffalo Barbecue Sauce 13 of 17
    Buffalo Barbecue Sauce

    The sweet and savory homemade barbecue sauce recipe is going to have everyone coming back for seconds! Try this easy recipe on grilled hamburgers, chicken, or pork.

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Paula Jones

  • Poblano Mayo 14 of 17
    Poblano Mayo

    Adding a roasted poblano pepper to a bit of mayonnaise suffuses it with a mildly spicy smoky flavor —— just the thing for awesome summer burgers or sandwiches! 

    Babble Food has the recipe

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Pesto Turkey Burgers 15 of 17
    Pesto Turkey Burgers

    Looking for a way to add some flavor to your turkey burgers? Try a hit of basil-infused pesto!

    Babble Food has the recipe 

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Avocado, Lime, and Roasted Garlic Aioli 16 of 17
    Avocado, Lime, and Roasted Garlic Aioli

    Creamy avocado gets together with tangy lime and smoky roasted garlic in this simple recipe that can be served as a spread or even a dip. Give it a try! 

    Babble Food has the recipe 

    Image: Brooklyn Supper

  • Lamb Burgers with Feta 17 of 17
    Lamb Burgers with Feta

    Branch out and try a tender and rich lamb burger complimented by a delightfully briny slab of feta cheese. The savory and pleasantly sour flavors of feta are a great addition to any burger!

    Babble Food has the recipe 

    Image: Julie VanRosendaal

 

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