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Steakhouse Burger Recipe

A delicious steakhouse burger is always an excellent choice if you are looking for something to cook on the grill. This burger is loaded with cheese, onion rings, mushrooms, bacon, and garlic aioli. The hamburger patties themselves have an excellent flavor which comes from the use of Montreal steak seasoning. The best part of this recipe, however, is the garlic aioli. The garlic aioli really adds the right amount of garlic flavor and really makes this burger something special. This recipe does require a little work preparing the mushrooms, onion rings, bacon, and grilling the burgers but it is well worth it. You can save time by using pre-cooked bacon. These burgers also use that classic combination of Swiss cheese and mushrooms. If you do not want to use Swiss cheese, cheddar may be a good option but you can also experiment with different types of cheeses. These burgers make a great dinner and are perfect for summer grilling. Enjoy.

(Makes 4 Servings)

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Steakhouse Burger Recipe

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  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 2lbs ground beef
  • Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 8 slices applewood smoked bacon (cooked until crispy)
  • 8 frozen onion rings
  • 4 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns
    Sauteed Mushrooms-
  • 2 cups button mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
    Garlic Aioli-
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. To prepare garlic aioli- in a small bowl mix together mayonnaise, fresh garlic, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Heat oil in a deep fryer to 375 degrees. Add onion rings and fry in oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil and butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and season with salt and pepper. Sautee for about 4 minutes. Add Worcestershire sauce. Sautee the mushrooms for about 20 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender.
  3. Lightly grease the grill grates of an outdoor grill, and heat the grill to medium-high heat. Form ground beef into 4 equal patties. Make a depression in the center of each patty with your thumb. Season the patties on both sides with Montreal steak seasoning. Place hamburger patties onto the grill and cook, turning once until the internal temperature has reached 160 degrees. During the last few minutes of cooking, top each hamburger patty with a slice of Swiss cheese. Once the cheese has melted remove the cooked hamburger patties from the grill.
  4. While hamburgers are grilling, split the hamburger buns and place them cut side down onto the grill. Cook until lightly toasted. To assemble burgers- place each hamburger patty onto the top of the bottom half of each bun. Top with mushrooms, bacon, and onion rings. Spread the garlic aioli onto the bottom of the top half of the bun. Place the top half of the bun onto the burger.
  • Author: Bobby


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Monday 27th of August 2012

Elizabeth - Thanks for the compliments. I currently use a Canon Rebel T2I with a Macro lens. I also use photo lights. If you want to know anything else feel free to ask.


Monday 27th of August 2012

Bobby I am so glad I found your Blog!All your recipes are fabulous!Great old fashion and new modern recipes.Thank you so very much for sharing your recipes.Your photography is out of this world!!!! I too am a photogragher well (amature)was wondering if you use macro lens and special lighting.Would love to try my hand at taking pictures of my food.Agian thank you for sharing.


Saturday 25th of August 2012

this looks amazing... i'm just starting to learn how to cook and your recipes are always really easy to follow... i never thought i'd be able to cook such delicious meals so easily! thank you for sharing your recipes... they are all amazing!