Oklahoma Onion Burgers

Fire up the griddle to prepare these authentic Oklahoma smashburgers.  Thinly sliced sweet onion is cooked with the burger to enhance the flavor of this cult classic.  

  • 20
  • 4
  • 840
  • 62 g

Ingredients & Cooking



  1. Heat griddle flat top or large cast-iron skillet over medium heat until hot. Meanwhile, divide beef evenly into eight portions. Lightly shape into loose balls. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.
  2. Evenly place half of balls on griddle; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until bottoms are browned and crispy. Place 1/4 cup onion on top of each ball. 
  3. Cook's Tip: Watch onions carefully to prevent burning!
  4. Turn balls onto onions, smashing into thin patties with a spatula or burger press. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F. Remove from griddle; keep warm. Repeat with remaining beef.
  5. Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  6. Top patties with cheese slice; stack 2 patties together. Serve on potato buns.

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80% Lean Ground Beef Ingredient Cuts

Holds its shape well during cooking, therefore ideal for meatloaf, meatballs and Salisbury steak. When properly cooked, it is moist, juicy and has a slightly firm texture.
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