12 Unique Burger Recipes Will Keep You Grillin’ All Summer

Outdoor cookouts are a huge fun part of summer! Which means recipes for the grill are going to be on your family (and party!) menu for the next few weeks. So we rounded up a whole array of mouthwatering burger recipes for you—with the fascinating flavors of Mexico, Texas, Italy, and Asia, plus choices of beef, chicken, turkey, fish, and veggies. Your summer cookout guests and family members will just love the variety! Happy grilling!

Burger Recipes for Summer Grilling: A Delicious Dozen!

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1 – Beef Bacon Burger Blend – See how this recipe from The Kitchen has the bacon blended in with the beef…yum!

2 – Fully-loaded Cajun Chicken Burgers – Check out this Cajun-spiced combination of chicken breasts, cheese, and avocado from BBC Good Food.

3 – Chili Burger with Roasted Tomatoes and Red Onion Relish – Find how to top burgers with even more amazing flavors and colors in this recipe from BBC Good Food.

4 – Tennessee Burger with Bourbon and BBQ Sauce – Try this super-flavorful Southern-inspired burger found via My Recipes.

5 – Actually Delicious Turkey Burgers – Offer a leaner burger alternative using turkey, courtesy of All Recipes.

6 – Korean Barbecue Burgers – Surprise guests with this unique burger variation inspired by Korean barbecue from My Recipes.

7 – Dallas Burgers – Sample this version of Texas’ famed burgers from grilling star-chef Bobby Flay, found on Food Network.

8 – Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Burger – Whip up this fascinating Hawaiian-Japanese fusion burger from Skinny Taste.

9 – Grilled Mozzarella-stuffed Italian Sausage Burgers with Vinegar Peppers – Wow everyone with burgers bursting with Italy’s iconic ingredients, following this recipe from Serious Eats.

10 – The Best Tuna Burger – Serve up a healthy switch to tuna in this recipe from popular chef Jamie Oliver.

11 – Chunky Portabella Veggie Burgers – Hearty mushrooms provide the ‘meaty’ flavor for these veggie burgers from The Kitchen Whisperer.

12 – Indian Curry Burgers with Chutney Mayo – Serve up these burgers with fascinating, exotic flavors brought to us by Betty Crocker.

To dress up your burgers for a cookout party, try these toppings / sides / garnishes:

  1. lettuce, onion rings, tomato slices, cucumber slices, dill pickles, pickle relish
  2. ketchup, mustard (Dijon and other variations), mayonnaise (different flavors), sriracha sauce, bbq sauce, sweet chili sauce
  3. chutney
  4. cheese slices, grated cheese
  5. chips (potato, sweet potato, etc.), French fries, nacho chips
  6. mango chunks, pineapple slices
  7. cole slaw, cold macaroni salad, fruit salad

This has got to be one of our most flavor-packed recipe posts ever. Enjoy your hot-off-the-grill burgers this summer!

Looking for a lighter option than beef? Try making delicious salmon burgers!


  1. Wow, thank you so very much for featuring my Chunky Portabello Burgers in this delicious round up! I am STARVING now!

    I can’t wait to try some of these!

    Best Kitchen Wishes!

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