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The Ultimate Cheeseburger

The Ultimate Cheese Burger

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Divide meat into 4 equal portions.
  3. Form meat into patties, about ½ inch thick with the edges thicker than the middle. Try to handle the meat as little as possible.
  4. Season with salt and ground pepper.

Gas Grill

  1. Preheat grill on high.
  2. When grill is hot, place burgers gently on grill over direct heat. Turn burners down to medium-low heat.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes, flip burgers and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Move burgers to the upper rack of the grill and complete cooking over indirect heat.
  5. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes for medium-rare, 5-6 more minutes for medium

 Charcoal grill:

  1. Heat coals
  2. When coals are hot (orange with white ash), place burgers gently on grill over direct heat.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes, flip burgers and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Move burgers to the side of the grill and cook over indirect heat.
  5. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes for medium-rare, 5-6 more minutes for medium.