Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger

Classic Burger-Joint Cheeseburger

From: Martha Stewart

Forget waiting in the drive-thru lane! You can make a better burger at home with quality ingredients in no time.

Prep: 25 mins
Total: 25 mins
Yield: Makes 4


  • 1 pound ground beef (85 percent lean), preferably grass-fed
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Mayonnaise, for grilling buns and for serving
  • 4 seeded hamburger buns, such as Big Marty's
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 1 beefsteak tomato, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • Dill pickle slices, for serving
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce, for serving
  • Ketchup or other desired condiments, for serving


Step 1

Preheat grill for direct-heat cooking. Gently form beef into 4 patties, each 4 1/2 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick (do not overwork meat or patties will be tough). Season generously with salt and pepper. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise onto the cut sides of each bun.

Step 2

Place patties on grill and cook, uncovered, until browned and sizzling on the bottom, 3 to 4 minutes. Flip, top each with a slice of cheese, cover grill, and cook until cheese is melted and patties are medium-rare, 2 to 3 minutes more. Transfer to a plate. Place buns on grill cut-side down; cook just until lightly toasted and golden brown in places, about 1 minute.

Step 3

Dress the cut side of each bottom bun with ketchup and mayonnaise (or desired condiments), then top with patties. Place a tomato slice on top of each patty and season with salt. Stack with pickles and lettuce. Dress cut side of top buns with condiments, then sandwich toppings and serve.



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