All-American Burger with Grilled Vidalia Onion

There is nothing more Americana than the classic All-American Burger. Perfect for a cookout, barbecue, or potluck, what better way to add flavor to the All-American Burger than a thick slice of America's favorite sweet onion? This recipe was photographed by Jodi Danen of Create Kids Club.

Make sure to serve your burgers alongside our Sweet Onion Baked Beans and Potato Salad

  • 2 lbs lean ground beef chuck
  • 1 large Vidalia onion, sliced into rings
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 slice bread, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tsp each of salt & pepper
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 sesame buns
  • tomato, lettuce and cheese as desired
  1. Place ground beef in a large bowl and mix in eggs, bread, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce until ingredients are evenly distributed in the meat.
  2. Gently form the meat into patties.
  3. Lightly oil grill grates and preheat to high.
  4. Grill burgers and onions undisturbed for 3 to 5 minutes before flipping and cooking for another 3 to 5 minutes or until the patties feel firm and onions start to char.
  5. Remove the burgers from the grill and place on the buns; top as desired.

For info on safely handling and preparing ground beef, check out these FAQ's from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service

If you like this recipe, try Chef Tune's Sweet Onion Smash Burgers!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes