Add some pizzazz to your everyday grilling routine with these creative burger and sandwich recipes.
Burgers with Green Tomato Mayonnaise
This is a fabulous new way to add even more tomato flavor to a great burger. Try the tangy, chunky mayo on fish sandwiches and crab cakes too.
Richard's Sloppy Joes
Recipe: Lamb Burgers
Chopped herbs add fresh flavor to these Lamb Burgers—a great 30-minute dinner idea. Substitute ground beef if you prefer.
Pecan-Crusted Pork Burgers with Dried Apricot-Chipotle Mayonnaise
Dried Apricot-Chipotle Mayonnaise is the star of this burger. Sweet, savory, and creamy, it gives great depth to the pork. The pecan coating adds a nice crunch with each bite.
Flank Steak Sandwiches With Blue Cheese
Although the flank steak has great flavor from the marinade, this sandwich is all about gourmet fixings. Pungent blue cheese contrasts perfectly with the meat, and peppery arugula, sweet onions, and juicy tomatoes make fantastic toppers.
Shrimp Burgers with Sweet 'n' Spicy Tartar Sauce
The shrimp in this burger are cut into chunky bites, seasoned with Cajun flair, and charred to perfection on the grill. You can substitute other types of bread like French rolls and turn this burger into a Po’Boy-style sandwich. Top off with a dollop of sweet and zesty tartar sauce.
Toasted Pecan, Cranberry, and Gorgonzola Turkey Burgers
Good-for-you turkey burgers can taste just as good as beef. Ground turkey is light on calories and fats. Its mild flavor takes to bold extras like creamy gorgonzola cheese, crunchy pecans, and tangy cranberry mustard.
Cumin-Dusted Catfish Sandwiches
Recipe: Cumin-Dusted Catfish Sandwiches
Cornmeal adds great texture to this grilled fish while cumin provides a hint of earthy spice. You can substitute several different kinds of white fish for this recipe such as tilapia, cod, or perch.
Tasty Turkey Burgers
Recipe: Tasty Turkey Burgers
Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs, green bell peppers, and onion powder add a variety of rich flavors and texture to ground turkey. Balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs add to the flavor but also help retain the moisture in the meat as the patties cook. Finish off the burgers with Herb Grilled Onion Rings.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches
The tangy barbecue sauce on these sandwiches will call for a lot of napkins but is lip-smacking good. Top the burgers with your favorite leafy greens like arugula, spinach, or romaine for an extra crunch and some added nutrients.
Stuffed Border Burgers
Recipe: Stuffed Border Burgers
Treat yourself to bold Tex-Mex cuisine with these fun and festive burgers. The combination of guacamole and Tex-Mex Secret Sauce creates a delicious party of Southwest flavors.
Spicy Cheddar-Stuffed Burgers
Recipe: Spicy Cheddar-Stuffed Burgers
Fire up the grill to cook these plump, spicy hamburgers. Canned chipotle peppers are a cost-efficient and easy way to add bold flavor to ordinary burgers.