Chef Tune's Sweet Onion Smash Burgers

Made with simple ingredients, and lots of RealSweet onions, these mouthwatering smash burgers will definitely be a hit at your next gathering.

This recipe was created for RealSweet by celebrity chef and Food Network Chopped champion, Chef Shannen Tune of and

  • 1 lb. 70/30 ground beef, portioned in 4 oz balls
  • 1 RealSweet® onion, sliced thin
  • 1 cup sliced pickles
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 4 potato buns
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat griddle to 400 degrees.
  2. Season meat with salt and pepper.
  3. Place meat on griddle, smash with a spatula, and then top each burger with sliced onions.
  4. After 3 minutes, flip burgers and top with American cheese.
  5. Grill buns, inside down, while cheese is melting. Once buns are toasted, place pickle on bottom bun and then top with burger patty and top bun.

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

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes



Tags: Dinner | Tailgating