The Cheddar Burger

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By Grilling Experts at Char-Broil | Oct 9, 2020

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  • 4



  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons steak sauce (plus 2 tablespoons, optional), divided
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut into strips, optional
  • 1 medium green or red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips, optional
  • 1 tablespoon butter, optional
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices tomato, optional


  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, combine ground beef and 3 tablespoons steak sauce. Mix lightly but thoroughly.
  • Divide mixture into 4 equal portions. Shape each portion into a patty, enclosing a slice of cheese inside. Set aside.
  • If using onion and bell pepper strips, place a skillet on a hot grill grate, and melt butter. Add onions and pepper strips, and cook until tender. Stir in remaining steak sauce, and keep mixture warm.
  • Add burgers to grill, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until desired doneness is reached, turning only once.
  • Place burgers on buns, and top with onions, peppers, and tomato slices, if desired.

This is excerpted with permission from Char-Broil Grilling for the Family (Fox Chapel Publishing).

Published on Oct 9, 2020
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