Campfire Burgers

Wow, talk about a burger that just rocketed to the top of our favorite-to-make list. These campfire burgers are just packed with flavor, inside and out. The patties are not boring, combining ground beef with cheese, bacon, Worcestershire and just a hint of smokiness. And then there’s the caramelized onions. Caramelized onions are a wonderful thing but adding balsamic vinegar to them makes them spectacular. And finally, a lightly smoky creamy sauce to top it all off.

Campfire Burgers

I recommend making more of the onions than the recipe for these campfire burgers calls for. On the off-chance that you have leftover onions they are also fantastic on grilled hot dogs. I also recommend making more of the sauce. It’s great to have on hand for, well, hot dogs again, but also po boy sandwiches or even as a dipping sauce for chicken nuggets.

Also try my chili crunch burgers.

Campfire Burgers
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Campfire Burgers

These campfire burgers are just packed with flavor, inside and out. The patties are not boring, combining ground beef with cheese, bacon, Worcestershire and just a hint of smokiness.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword burgers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 643kcal

Ingredients

For the Caramelized Onions

For the Campfire Sauce

For the burgers

Instructions

For the Caramelized Onions

  • Heat the oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the onions and sprinkle with salt.
  • Toss to coat and cook for 20 minutes, stirring often, until the onions are brown and caramelized.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar, stir, and cook for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat.

For the Campfire Sauce

  • Whisk all ingredients until smooth.

For the burgers

  • Fire up your grill for direct and indirect cooking.
  • Place meat into a large bowl.
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients except for the buns and mix well.
  • Form into 4 equally-sized patties.
  • Grill as desired.
  • Assemble the burgers by adding cooked patties to the bun bottoms. Add onions and plenty of the Campfire sauce.
  • Serve with plenty of napkins!

Nutrition

Calories: 643kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 1071mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 175mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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