Burgers with Grilled Onions
  • 30 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings
  • Quick Fix

Burgers with Grilled Onions

Classic burgers with a classic topping of grilled onions. Old school is making a comeback.


  • 1-1/2 pounds Ground Beef
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Tomato slices


  • 1. Lightly shape Ground Beef into four 3/4-inch thick patties. Brush onion slices with oil.

  • 2. Place patties and onion slices on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.  Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 13 to 14 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.  Grill onions, 10 to 12 minutes or until tender, brushing with oil and turning occasionally.

  • 3. Season burgers and onions with salt and pepper as desired.

  • 4. Line bottom of each bun with lettuce. Place burgers on top of lettuce. Top with tomatoes and grilled onions. Close bun.

  • Test Kitchen Tips Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.