National Hamburger Day

It’s National Hamburger Day! This delicious sandwich, named after that town in Germany, Hamburg, Other than that, no one quite knows who invented or anything else. But it is the meal of the modern American. Memorial day symbolized the start of summer and barbecue season. So what better to grill? #Hamburgers !

Here’s one that utilizes some sourdough buns (click here for the recipe) and is stuffed with blue cheese goodness. Easy to make and even easier to eat!

What you need:

  •  1 pound ground beef (I like to use 80/20)
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4 oz. blue cheese
  • 4 Sourdough buns

Blue cheese Sauce

  •  1 oz. blue cheese
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing

Condiments of your choice

  •  Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Sliced onion

How to Do it:

First, make the blue cheese sauce. Blend the blue cheese and the dressing together until they are smooth and creamy. That’s it!

Now the burgers. Make eight, thin patties. Place one ounce of the blue cheese in the center of four.   

Top them off with the remaining four and

pinch the ends to seal all the way around. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes.

Heat the grill up to medium-high.

Place the burgers on and cook for about 5 minutes on one side. Flip and cook another 5 to 6 minutes. Be careful not to burn them and watch for leaking cheese. If the cheese leaks, remove the burger. It’s done! Grill the buns a little on the white side. You can also grill the onion slices at this time if you like them grilled (that’s what my husband prefers. I like raw).

Place each burger on the bottom side of the bun. Top with blue cheese sauce and condiments and serve hot and juice – Delicious!

Perfect for #NationalHamburgerDay

Serves 4


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15 Responses to National Hamburger Day

  1. Teresa says:

    Definitely my kind of day.
    Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party. Pinned.

  2. I bet these have a wonderful flavor! Thanks for sharing at The Blogger’s Pit Stop!

  3. I am suddenly craving for burgers now!! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday, Helen. It is so nice to see you again join the party! x

  4. Liz says:

    Thanks for bringing these to FF. My husband’s favorite is always a blue cheese cheeseburger. Look yummy.

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  6. Miz Helen says:

    I love Blue Cheese and this will be a delicious burger! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday, 485!
    Miz Helen

  7. I really like the bleu cheese concept in this recipe. While I’d probably use a lettuce wrap, it really looks enticing as is. Thank you for bringing this over to Fiesta Friday!

  8. Liz says:

    I had forgotten they are named after Hamburg. And who would have thought that burger would become the name of so many versions. These look delicious, I’ve done the same with sharp cheddar but blue cheese would be wonderful. Thank you for bringing them to FF.

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