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Giant Burger Recipe

This Is the Burger Your BBQ Has Been Missing

Yes, we really went there: this is a three-pound burger, and you need it in your life. It's no secret that supersize foods are better than their regular counterparts, and that's especially true when it comes to burgers. Instead of making individual cheeseburgers at your next cookout, serve up this giant one perfect for sharing.

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Giant Burger

From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food

Giant Burger


  1. For the burger:
    3 pounds ground beef, 93% lean
    1/4 cup chives, diced
    1 cup breadcrumbs
    3 eggs
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon pepper
  1. For the sauce:
    2 tablespoons mayonnaise
    2 tablespoons ketchup
    1 tablespoon mustard
    1 tablespoon relish
  1. For garnish:
    1 7" shepherd's bread boule
    1 tablespoon butter
    7 slices American cheese
    5 pieces lettuce
    2 tomatoes, sliced
    15 pickle chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. To make burger: In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, chives, breadcrumbs, eggs, salt, and pepper until combined. Form into a large 8"-across patty and place on a wire rack over a sheet tray. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the burger is cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, to make sauce: mix together mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, and relish.
  4. Remove burger from oven and cover with cheese. Return to the oven for a few minutes just until the cheese is melted.
  5. While the burger is cooking, slice bread boule in half and brush the inside with butter. Place in the oven and toast until warmed through.
  6. Assemble burger with bread boule covered in sauce, lettuce, burger patty with cheese, tomatoes, pickles, and top bun.
  7. Enjoy warm!
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