We love throwing on different cheeses and marinated veggies to play up the natural flavors of a beef burger, and there are plenty of variations for each and every palate and diet. Whether you are a meat-eater or a bean-loving vegetarian, there is a perfect burger for you - and we have the recipe here.
Read on for our favorite better burger recipes, and be sure to tell us you're favorite way to grill them up in the comments below.
For tips on creating the best burger creations, check out How to Make the Perfect Burger.
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Salmon Burgers with Spinach and Ginger
Prefer fish to beef? Then this salmon burger recipe is a must-have. Soy sauce and spinach add depth to the dish and ginger brings in some nice zest.
Turkey Burgers with Cranberry-Peach Chutney
If turkey is more of your thing, you simply can't go wrong with this Thanksgiving-style medley of flavors. Updated for a summer feel with the cranberry-peach chutney, these are sure to be a hit at any summer barbecue.
If you're looking for something a little less traditional, check out these Moroccan-style Grilled Turkey Burgers with Cheddar and Smoky Aioli.
Vietnamese-style Bahn Mi Burgers
Banh Mi and their fusion counterparts are incredibly popular right now thanks to the rise of ethnic food stands. Jump on the trend with this take on the classic burger. A baguette subs in for the regular bun, and the burger is dressed up with crunchy pickled veggies.
Green-chili Bacon Burgers with Goat Cheese
If you like the standard bacon burger, you've got to try this kicked up version. Spicy green chiles provide a hit of heat in every bite, with the creamy goat cheese acting as a spice foil. With the additional savory bacon, it just doesn't get much better.
Southwest Pinto Bean Burgers with Chipotle Mayonnaise
These bean burgers are a bit different than the more usual black bean variety. Made with pinto beans instead and mixed with cilantro, jalapeno peppers, corn and cumin, these provide a nice Southwestern take on the usual burger. Creamy yet hearty, these burgers get even better with the addition of chipotle mayo.