French Onion Burger Patties

French Onion Burger
French Onion Burger. Tony Briscoe/Getty Images
  • 23 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 8 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 7 burgers (6-7 servings)

This burger patty recipe borrows from the flavors of French onion soup to create a truly delicious hamburger. This patty works really well with a soft creamy cheese on top. So, give this recipe a try next time you're looking to ramp up your cookout menu.

What You'll Need

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 package onion soup mix
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes (smashed and powdered)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ​lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dark beer
  • 6 to 7 slices Brie (or Port Salut Cheese)

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium heat.
  2. Combine the first 8 ingredients together.
  3. Form into patties (should make 6-7 patties) and place onto grill.
  4. Cook for 3 minutes per side.
  5. During last minute, place cheese on top. Be sure to keep an eye on this since the cheese is very soft.
  6. Cook patties for additional 1-2 minutes, until the cheese has sufficiently melted.
  7. Remove from grill, place patty on to a toasted bun and top with condiments of choice.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 617
    Total Fat 33 g
    Saturated Fat 15 g
    Unsaturated Fat 12 g
    Cholesterol 206 mg
    Sodium 614 mg
    Carbohydrates 10 g
    Dietary Fiber 1 g
    Protein 66 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)