Try this great Classic BBQ Hamburger recipe

Who has a taste for a homemade Classic BBQ Hamburger?

Hamburgers are very often a barbecue staple, they are easy to prepare, and hamburger ingredients and condiments can be very easily adjusted to suit the taste of friends and family.

Unfortunately, fast food joints have just about destroyed our conception of the classic hamburger - well, mine anyway. But when you use the best meats and freshest ingredients and follow the basic outline detailed here, you'll have the making of an incredible hamburger sure to leave you - and your guests - with a taste for more. 

The hamburger recipe on this page is a family favorite - which is why it was designated 'classic'. Why don't you treat it as the starting point of a trip into the tasty and scrumptious world of campfire cooking?

Give this classic bbq hamburger recipe a try:

Serves 6


  • 1 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup cooked and minced bacon
  • 1/2 cup bar-b-que sauce
  • 1 small minced onion
  • 6 slices Cheddar or American cheese
  • 6 hamburger rolls


  • Mix ground beef, bar-b-que sauce, bacon and onion in a bowl. Shape into six patties
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours
  • Grill patties over medium heat 4-6 minutes per side or until burgers reach an internal temperature of 160 degrees F
  • Add cheese slices to each burger one minute before cooking is completed, and toast buns on the grill, open side down, about 30 seconds
  • Serve burgers with toasted buns, and garnish with your favorite toppings and condiments

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