Basic Beef Burgers

Basic Beef Burgers
A fast, easy recipe for moist, juicy burgers. Perfect on a warm summer evening.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs (dry)
  • 1 egg
  • 4 hamburger buns (split)
  • 1 tomato (medium, sliced)
  • 1 pickle (small, thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 onion (sliced)
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices cheese (I used American cheese)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons mustard
  • 4 teaspoons avocado oil mayonnaise
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
5 minutes
Cook time:
20 minutes
Total time:
25 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings | Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 20 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes


1. In a medium bowl, whisk together egg, salt and pepper.
2. Place ground beef and bread crumbs into the mixture. Mix with hands until well blended.
Basic Beef Burgers photo instruction 1
3. Form into four patties, about 3/4 inch thick.
4. In a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-high / high heat. Add the patties and cook until they are well browned on both sides.
Basic Beef Burgers photo instruction 2
5. Prepare the vegetables.
Basic Beef Burgers photo instruction 3
Basic Beef Burgers photo instruction 4
6. On each half a hamburger bun place 1/2 leaf of lettuce, top lettuce with patty.
7. Spoon 1 teaspoon mustard over each patty. Top each with a slice of American cheese, 2 slices of tomato, onion.
8. Spoon 1 teaspoon mayonnaise over burgers, add a couple of pickle slices and cover with the other half a hamburger bun.

Note: This post may contain affiliate links for products I like. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means that if you click on a link and make a purchase, I'll earn some coffee money at no cost to you, which I promise to drink while creating more helpful recipes like this ;) Thank you for supporting My Delicious Meals!

About Alena

Welcome to my website!

I’m Alena, the blogger at MyDeliciousMeals since 2010. My goal with MyDeliciousMeals is for you to discover the joy of cooking and to find lots of new favorite recipes that your family will enjoy. I’m so happy you stopped by!


Add Comment


Nice recipe my family liked it

Thank you! Glad to hear your family liked these burgers! - Alena

Trending Recipes

Canned Salmon Patties
Beef Chebureki (Deep Fried Beef Dumplings)
Lemon Chicken and Potatoes in Oven
Easy Homemade Mango Salsa
Tuna Steaks with Lemon-Parsley Butter
Easy Chicken Breast Recipe with Sage and Thyme