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Classic Cheeseburger
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Classic Cheeseburger

Sink your teeth into this Classic Cheeseburger, filled with all of your favorites, and allow the bliss of spring to take over!  This burger starts with a toasted sesame seed bun, wrapped around a perfectly seasoned, mouth-watering hamburger, topped with your favorite cheese, crisp onion, lettuce, juicy tomato, pickles, ketchup, and mustard!  If you are craving something a little lighter, make sure to check out my bacon cheeseburger meatballs, they make a great appetizer for any occasion!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Classic Cheeseburger
Servings: 4
Calories: 744kcal



  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion, minced
  • 1 teaspoon worchestershire sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tablespoon hamburger seasoning (homemade version in notes)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese


  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced, (optional)
  • 4 large lettuce leaves (optional)
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced thin (optional)
  • pickles slices to taste, (optional)
  • ketchup to taste (optional)
  • mustard to taste (optional)



  • Set your oven rack position to the highest level and preheat the oven to 350°F. (This is for toasting the buns, hamburgers are cooked in a pan.)
  • In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, onion, Worcestershire sauce, egg, garlic, garlic powder, seasoned salt, hamburger seasoning, salt, and pepper. Divide the meat into equal portions and flatten each portion into a round burger.
  • Add oil to a non-stick pan and allow the pan to warm up over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Let the burgers cook for 5 minutes on one side before turning them. Flip the burgers only once and repeat on the opposite side, remove from heat.
  • Top with cheese and cover the pan. Let the burgers set for 5 minutes, allowing the cheese to melt.
  • Lightly spray or butter both sides of the hamburger buns bun. Place the buns in the oven gently toast until buns are warmed through and lightly crispy, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove buns from oven and top with the cheeseburger, lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles, ketchup, and mustard.


Hamburger Seasoning: https://iamhomesteader.com/hamburger-seasoning-mix/


Serving: 4g | Calories: 744kcal