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Gourmet Burgers Are Easier Than You Think!

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What makes a great hamburger? Well, it starts with high quality meat, of course. For crowd-pleasing burgers this Fourth of July, grill some Lone Star patties. And in addition to all-American condiments like ketchup, mustard and pickles, why not serve up some gourmet burgers?

Our 80% lean ground beef makes juicy burgers, but you can simplify your preparations by using our ready-made 4 or 6 ounce patties. All Lone Star beef is vacuum packed and flash frozen to preserve freshness. Pre-made patties should be frozen until grilling time. So, no matter how many guests turn up for dinner, you can stock plenty of patties in the freezer. They’ll be ready when you are.

Crafting gourmet burgers is easier than it sounds. An ordinary hamburger becomes extraordinary when you add a slice of your favorite cheese, savory sauce, a few toppings and a tasty bun. All sauces in the following combinations are available at your local supermarket–or you can mix up your own signature sauce at home.

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When the burgers are cooked to desired doneness, turn the heat off or keep it on low. While you warm the buns on the top rack of the grill, place the cheese on the burgers to melt. Then just put your burger on a bun and add sauce and toppings. Here are a few ideas to get you started—but once you’ve broken out of the ketchup and mustard routine, there’s no limit to the combinations you can try!


Horseradish Cheddar

For each burger:

  • A slice of cheddar cheese
  • A spoonful of creamy horseradish sauce
  • One or two pieces of cooked bacon
  • A sliver of tomato
  • Dill pickle slices
  • Onion or potato roll


Pesto Parmesan

For each burger:

  • A slice of mozzarella cheese
  • A spoonful of pesto sauce
  • A sprinkle of parmesan cheese
  • Sliced olives
  • Spinach
  • Ciabatta bread or Italian roll


Mediterranean Feta

For each burger:

  • A spoonful of hummus
  • A spoonful of feta cheese (sprinkled on hot burger)
  • Sliced olives
  • Green leaf lettuce
  • Sesame roll


Mexican Jack

For each burger:

  • A slice of Pepper Jack cheese
  • A spoonful of salsa
  • Roasted peppers
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Onion roll or Bolillo (crusty Mexican roll)


Cheesy Pizza

For each burger:

  • Mozzarella or mixed Italian cheese
  • A spoonful of Marinara sauce
  • Sauteed mushrooms and onions
  • Sliced black olives
  • Ciabatta bread or Italian roll


Spinach artichoke

For each burger:

  • A slice of Mozzarella cheese
  • Spinach artichoke dip
  • Fried onions
  • Spinach
  • Crusty bread or Italian Roll


Blue Cheese Barbecue

For each burger:

  • A spoonful of zesty barbecue sauce
  • A handful of crumbled blue cheese (sprinkled on hot burger)
  • Sauteed or grilled red onion
  • Garden lettuce
  • Onion or Kaiser roll


Category: ground beef, recipes