Classic Beef Cheeseburgers

Master this classic burger recipe and you'll be the king (or queen) of the grill from here on out!

  • 30
  • 4
  • 420
  • 37 g


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons steak seasoning blend
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices cheese (such as Cheddar, American, Swiss, etc.)
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices
  • Ketchup, mustard, onion slices, pickle slices (optional)


  1. Combine Ground Beef and steak seasoning in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

  2. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place buns, cut sides down, on grid. Grill until lightly toasted. During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese slice.

    Cook's Tip: To prepare on stovetop, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place patties in skillet; cook 12 to 15 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally. 
  3. Line bottom of each bun with lettuce leaf; top with tomato slice, burger and toppings, as desired. Close sandwiches.


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9.1g SAT FAT

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4.8 mg IRON

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7.9 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving, using 95% lean ground beef: 423 Calories; 174.6 Calories from fat; 19.4g Total Fat (9.1 g Saturated Fat; 0.3 g Trans Fat; 1.6 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 6 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 112 mg Cholesterol; 744 mg Sodium; 25 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.1 g Dietary Fiber; 4.3 g Total Sugars; 37 g Protein; 0 g Added Sugars; 289 mg Calcium; 4.8 mg Iron; 597 mg Potassium; 13.5 IU Vitamin D; 0.5 mg Riboflavin; 8.3 mg Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 3.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 411 mg Phosphorus; 7.9 mg Zinc; 41 mcg Selenium; 110.5 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Calcium, Iron, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Zinc, Selenium, and Choline; and a good source of Potassium.

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