12 Tasty Memorial Day Sandwiches on the Grill

Fire up your grills for these tasty memorial day sandwiches that are sure to impress your guests. We share everything from vegetarian-friendly portobello burgers to glutenous donut burgers!

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    Southern Style Pimento Cheeseburger With Pickled Okra

    Southern Pimento Cheese Burger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    This Southern-style burger is perfect for long summer nights. It's topped with a pat of salted butter, freshly made pimento cheese, and flavorful pickled okra. It just doesn't get any more Southern than that! Unless you put a sparkler in it... in which case, please be careful. 

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    Mediterranean Lamb Burger

    Mediterranean Lamb Burger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    You might not think of lamb when it comes to grilling season, but it is not to be missed! These crispy lamb burgers covered with rich tzatziki, refreshing mint, sweet roasted tomatoes, and spicy red onions on a toasted ciabatta bun will make your next BBQ so much better.

    Want more options? If you're a cheese lover, try adding salty feta cheese or crumbled ricotta salata. Are trying to be more bikini conscious? Try making the lamb patties miniature and then stuff them into a whole wheat pita for a healthy twist. 

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    The Luther Burger - Doughnut Bacon Cheeseburger

    Luther Burger: A Doughnut Bacon Cheeseburger

    The Spruce 

    This is probably the most American thing on this slideshow. If you are unfamiliar with The Luther Burger, let me explain. This sweet and salty bacon cheeseburger is no joke. And yes, you saw that correctly, that is a donut that the patty is sitting on. It may sound strange and totally unhealthy - and yea you're right, it totally is - but this unexpected flavor combo is perfect for special occasion splurges and cheat day eats.

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    Easy Bacon Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes for Camping

    Campire Grilled Cheese
    Grilled Cheese Social

    Heading off the grid for memorial day weekend? Take my advice and make your next camping trip even more special by grilling up some tasty bacon and cheddar grilled cheese sandwiches! All you need are sandwich ingredients, a cast iron pan (or a jaffle iron), and a fire. It's even better if you have some sort of mesh lid, like a grease splatter screen or a large sifter, so that it will help keep the ash off of your food. 

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    Grilled Portobello Burger with Fresh Mozzarella + Tapenade

    Grilled Portobello Burger with Mozzarella
    Grilled Cheese Social

    Because every friend group is bound to have at least one vegetarian - consider making this tasty meat-free version! You won't miss the actual meat part of this grilled portobello burger because it's loaded with healthy benefits and packed full of flavor. Made with garlicky grilled portobello mushroom caps, a sweet and savory roasted red pepper tapenade, fresh mozzarella cheese, crisp baby spinach, and sweet balsamic glaze and stacked between two halves of a toasted brioche bun, this sandwich is no joke. 

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    Roasted Corn Grilled Cheese With Pickled Jalapenos

    Roasted Corn Grilled Cheese with Pickled Jalapenos
    Grilled Cheese Social

    A great sandwich to whip up after a long weekend of grilling, this grilled cheese is a simple way to repurpose your leftover grilled corn into this tasty grilled cheese stuffed with buttery roasted corn, spicy jalapeños, and rich manchego cheese. 

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    Bacon Cheeseburger With Goat Cheese and Fig Jam

    Bacon, Goat Cheese + Fig Jam Burger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    If you're trying to impress and get fancy this weekend, this sandwich is for you!

    This sweet and savory bacon cheeseburger is topped with tangy goat cheese and decadent fig, sweet onion, and rosemary jam. It's served on an English muffin which allows the fig jam to soak up into the nooks and crannies. As for the beef, a 90-10 fat blend organic grass-fed beef was used and it tasted amazing. 

    Your guests will be talking about it for ages. 

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    New Mexican Green Chile Cheeseburger

    Southwestern Green Chile Burger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    If you're looking to switch it up at this year's barbecue, try this spicy green chile cheeseburger which is inspired by the green chile movement of New Mexico. The beef is seasoned with a Mexican-inspired blend of fragrant spices like cumin, smoked paprika and chile powder and is topped with fiery melted pepper jack cheese, and fresh tomatoes.

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    Chili Cheese Dog Grilled Cheese

    Chili Cheese Dog Grilled Cheese
    Grilled Cheese Social

    Leftover hotdogs have never had more purpose than being the main attraction in this amazing grilled cheese sandwich! Loaded with spicy chili, melted cheese, and caramelized onions, this hot dog is sure to make any get together more delicious and more American!

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    French Onion Soup Burger With Caramelized Onions, Gruyere and Comte

    French Onion Soup Cheeseburger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    Ok, I get it. A French onion soup burger does not sound American at all... But don't let that stop you from trying this amazing creation! Loaded with delicious melted cheese and sweet and savory caramelized onions, this Americanized burger is fireworks. Literally. 

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    The Ultimate Juicy Lucy Burger (aka "Jucy" Lucy)

    Juicy Lucy Cheeseburger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    What's more American than a hamburger stuffed with cheese? Nothing! That's why you must invite this insane juicy lucy burger over to your memorial day festivities. It's super easy to make and the molten cheese center is a fun surprise for people of all ages!

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    Avocado Bacon Breakfast Burger

    The Ultimate Breakfast Burger
    Grilled Cheese Social

    We've saved this one for last for a good reason. After day drinking all weekend long, you'll likely need something serious to eat in the morning. Filled with rich, fatty goodness, this breakfast burger will help sop up whatever ails you.