Try our best burger recipes, from homemade beef patties to chicken or fish burgers. We also have some fab vegetarian burger recipes (try our whopping vegan burger, too).


Our expert guide to the best burger patty recipe means that you can impress your friends and family at the next BBQ, or simply for a Friday night gathering.

Best beef burgers

The perfect cheeseburger

It’s a fast-food classic but not all cheeseburgers are created equal. Following these simple tips will result in the patty and bun of which dreams are made.

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Butter burgers

These burgers are inspired by the butter-drenched ones they serve in Wisconsin, USA. We’ve been a little bit more restrained with the application of butter but they’re still super-indulgent, sandwiched in buns with pickles and butter-fried onion.

Butter burgers

New York deli burger

Just look at those lovely layers. It's all about steak mince, pastrami, emmental, sauerkraut and spicy horseradish sauce for this beast of a burger.

New York deli burger

Cheeseburger tacos

Make our homemade cheeseburger (complete with DIY burger sauce), tucked inside an oh-so-handy taco and topped with pink pickled onions for a fun entertaining idea.

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BBQ steak sandwich

Make this BBQ steak sandwich, with mustardy heat from the wasabi mayo, umami from the marinade and juicy charred steak, for an alternative to a classic burger.

a sub-style sandwich packed with steak, rocket and radishes on a concrete surface outside

Bulgogi burgers with quick-pickled cucumbers

Korean gochujang pasta adds a chilli kick to these beef burgers, served with pickled Lebanese cucumbers and shredded cabbage for extra crunch.

Korean Burger Recipe For Bulgogi Burgers with Gochujang

Beef burger with beetroot and horseradish

Pan-fried homemade beef patties topped with oozy cheddar and a simple beetroot relish make for a quick midweek meal. Click here for more quick and easy meals.

Beetroot Burger Recipe with Horseradish

Steak burgers with peppercorn sauce dip

Add a posh twist to your steak burgers with our homemade peppercorn sauce dip. Packed with melting cheese and sweet red onions, this recipe is great weekend comfort food for all the family to enjoy.

Steak Burger Recipe with Creamy Peppercorn Sauce

Raclette burgers

For the cheesiest burger around, try these moreish raclette burgers. Stuff your burger bun with succulent steak patties, raclette cheese, crispy prosciutto and homemade burger sauce for an indulgent midweek treat. Serve with homemade chunky chips for the ultimate comfort food.

Raclette Cheese Burgers Recipe

Smashed burgers with jalapeño rarebit

Rarebit meets nacho cheese in this dirty diner-style burger. Smashing the patties gives you extra crispy edges. Quick, easy and unbelievably indulgent.

Diner Style Burgers With Jalapeño Rarebit

The full works burger

We like our burgers piled sky-high with ‘the works’ – that means EVERYTHING including our secret sauce (made from four very simple ingredients), sweet and sour onions, emmental cheese, gherkins, frilly lettuce, and more…

The full works burger

The Brazil grill burger

All the flavours of Brazil crammed into one epic mouthful – peri peri sauce, streaky bacon, chimichurri, creamy lime and avocado mayo, sweet and sour pickled pink onions, and cumin-spiced onion rings. It’s a bit of extra effort but take the challenge and you’ll be rewarded with a gold-medal burger.

The Brazil grill burger

Juicy Lucy burger

The juicy Lucy was invented in Minneapolis when a chef decided to put the cheese inside, rather than on top of, a burger patty. You can use fancy cheese if you like but a true juicy Lucy uses classic burger cheese slices. For our best ever BBQ recipes, click here.

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Double-swiss and green chilli relish burgers

Like cheese? Then you'll love our double-swiss burgers, stacked high with beef, Emmenthal cheese, lettuce and tomatoes, and finished off with a green chilli and cornichon relish. We've pulled together our favourite cheese recipes in the world here, try one out.

Swiss Cheese Burger Recipe

Bacon and blue cheese-stuffed burger

Our bacon and blue-cheese stuffed burgers are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. This recipe uses a great technique we picked up from America – putting the bacon and cheese in the burger mix keeps the patty incredibly juicy.

Bacon and blue cheese-stuffed burger

Quick Korean burgers

Try our quick Korean burgers for a trendy Asian twist. Kimchi paste is now much easier to get hold of and is a great way to spice up a burger. Serve with some of our Korean recipes for a full Korean banquet.

Quick Korean burgers

The olive piggy burger

This recipe was inspired by the Piggy Burger served at London's Bar Boulud – a generous stack of pulled pork, beef burger, rich BBQ sauce and fresh red cabbage slaw, all stuffed inside a soft bun.

Pulled Pork Burger Recipe

Best vegetarian burgers

Ultimate grillable vegan burgers

Vegan burger, anyone?! With their full-on flavour and meaty texture, suitable for the grill, these completely vegan loaded burgers are an absolute must at any barbecue. Try our favourite vegan recipes here.

Ultimate grillable vegan burgers

Spiced falafel burgers

Try our quick and easy spiced falafel burger recipe. Pack in plenty of punch with our healthy vegetarian burgers, brightened up with pickled chillies and hummus. More falafel ideas to try here...

Spiced Falafel Burgers Recipe

Double mushroom burger

This ever-popular mushroom burger, with its smoky, charred, flat-mushroom filling, is rarely off the menu at Steak & Honour. The perfect vegetarian option for barbecues (we have lots more vegetarian BBQ ideas here).

Veggie Burger Recipe For Mushroom Burgers

Allotment burgers

Our recipe for allotment burgers is genius. The idea behind them is that you can grow many of these ingredients. Add what you’ve got in your garden or allotment. They're ready in under 30 minutes, are super-easy to put together and vegetarian.

Veggie Burger Allotment recipe

Freekeh and carrot burgers

Nutty, smoky freekeh is the next big protein-rich supergrain and well worth a try.

Freekeh and Carrot Veggie Burgers Recipe

Beetroot burgers with herb feta sauce

Easy-to-make vegetarian beetroot burgers with herb feta sauce. Under 300 calories – perfect for a midweek meal. Here are our best healthy vegetarian recipes under 300 calories to try.

Veggie Burger Recipe For Beetroot Burgers With Feta Sauce

Best chicken burgers

Lime and chilli chicken burger with Greek yoghurt guacamole

Make this quick chickenburger for one. Coat a chicken breast in a chilli-lime marinade, cook in a griddle pan and pop in a bun with guacamole, lettuce and tomato. Feel like chicken tonight? Try our exciting chicken recipes here.

Chicken Sandwich Recipe with Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Asian chicken burgers with pickled red cabbage

These Asian-inspired chicken burgers make a great, healthier alternative to the usual beef. Pickled red cabbage on the side adds an extra kick. Serve on round lettuce leaves instead of buns.

Healthy Chicken Burgers Recipe With Pickled Red Cabbage

Best turkey burgers

Healthy turkey burgers

This healthier spin on burger uses turkey mince and sweet tomato chutney, perfect for a healthy family dinner for four.

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Spiced turkey burgers with pea guacamole

A quick, healthy alternative to our favourite hamburger, this smoky chipotle turkey burger is served with an amazing guacamole made from peas – a great substitute for an unripe avocado! Our avocado recipes are all here for you to try.

Turkey Burger Recipe with Pea Guacamole

Best fish burgers

Thai green salmon burgers with spicy sweet potato wedges

Pack in plenty of protein to your burger with our moreish salmon fishcakes in soft ciabatta buns served with a zingy carrot and cucumber slaw.

Thai Salmon Burgers with Sweet Potato Wedges

Spicy fish burger with chilli mayo

This idea for spicy fish burgers with chilli mayo is a great recipe to have on-hand midweek. It's super-quick (ready in under 30 minutes) and easy, but is packed full of flavour and a chilli hit.

Spicy fish burger with chilli mayo

Thai salmon burgers with coriander slaw

Make our homemade fish burgers. Made with salmon and Thai curry paste, they are an easy way to enjoy oily fish. Serve in buns with salad and a slaw on the side. Serve with one of our Asian salads for a real zingy feast, recipes here.

Thai Salmon Burger Recipe

Chip-shop bap

Check out our crispy fish burger with vibrant mint mushy peas and homemade tartare sauce. This flaky fish bap may take a little effort but it's ready in just 30 minutes.

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