Easy Burger Seasoning Blend

Easy burger seasoning

The Spruce

  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 3 tablespoons (18 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
4 Calories
0g Fat
1g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 3 tablespoons (18 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 0g
Calcium 2mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple, basic burger seasoning made with optional minced dried onion and a variety of seasonings.

When you're ready to use, mix the seasoning into the ground beef or sprinkle over the burgers as you cook. It's great for grilled, broiled, or pan-fried burgers. As well as these ​juicy baked burgers

If you're not feeling burgers, but still want to incorporate it with ground meat, we suggest using it to season in your favorite meatloaf or meatball mixture.


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  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Optional: 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Burger Seasoning Recipe ingredients
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  2. Combine all ingredients; blend well.

    Burger Seasoning Recipe
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  3. Mix 2 teaspoons into each pound of ground beef or sprinkle over burgers as you cook them.

    Burger Seasoning Recipe
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Recipe Variation

  • We use a small amount of cayenne pepper in the seasoning, but feel free to leave it out if you prefer a milder burger.