Go on a burger road trip in your own backyard. Grill the patties and load them sky high. Peanut butter and bacon make them southern style; coleslaw and tomatoes, a northern version. —Susan Mahaney, New Hartford, New York
“This is my lightened up version of a cheese stuffed gourmet Southwest burger I loved from a stand in Texas. This version is just as good but better for the waistline.”
—Deborah Forbes, Fort Worth, Texas
Classic bacon cheeseburgers are taken to a whole new level with zippy green chilies and melted Monterey Jack. A dollop of guacamole adds a delicious twist. Patricia Collins of Imbler, Oregon shares the recipe.
Kathleen Vashro perks up ground beef with tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, chopped onion and Parmesan and cheddar cheeses. "We love to grill these flavorful burgers in the summer and broil them in the winter," says the Corcoran, Minnesota reader.
No way did I want to give up juicy, delicious hamburgers when I learned that I needed to eat gluten-free. I made a few adjustments to my recipe to meet the requirements—and the family has also given these tasty burgers their hearty approval. —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan