Whether you are entertaining friends on game day or hosting a family barbecue, everyone will be impressed with these epic gourmet burger recipes. Meat lovers will enjoy sinking their teeth into larger-than-life meat patties made with beef, lamb, chicken and turkey.
On other hand, vegetarians and vegans will have plenty of options made with tofu, veggies and nuts. Here's what to make when nothing but a juicy burger will do.
Here's our list of the best Gourmet Burger Recipes:
1. BURGER WITH BLUE CHEESE
Who can resist this mile-high burger? It's topped with sautéed onions, a hearty serving of blue cheese and peppery watercress. Here's the recipe.
2. HAMBURGER ON A CIABATTA ROLL
Forget a traditional burger bun! Try serving this delectable burger on a ciabatta roll. The cherry on top? A homemade ketchup that's light years better than the store-bought stuff.
3. PRAWN-CHICKEN BURGER
Instead of buying a pre-made chicken burger, make your own with this outstanding recipe for a chicken and prawn burger infused with mint. A zesty yogurt sauce makes the perfect topping.
4. LAMB PITA BURGERS
There's something fun about enjoying a burger wrapped in pita bread. This Mediterranean-inspired recipe pairs lamb patties with hummus and mint leaves.
5. TOKYO BURGER RECIPE
A burger of enormous proportions demands only the best toppings. Top this Tokyo burger with your favorite cheese, avocado, julienned beets and watercress.
6. VEGGIE BURGERS
A potato-based patty is coated in a crunchy nut topping and pan fried until golden brown. This delicious veggie burger is best enjoyed as an open-faced sandwich served on a baguette.
7. TURKEY BURGER
If you love turkey burgers, give this easy recipe a try. The patties come together in just 10 minutes and are slathered with a finger-licking honey mustard sauce.
8. GRILLED CHICKPEA BURGERS
The secret to making these vegetarian-friendly chickpea burgers is to let them chill for an hour before putting them on the grill. Get the recipe now.
9. VEGAN BURGERS
These hearty vegan burgers are made with spelt and peas. Serve them homemade wedge fries sprinkled with an tasty blend of curry powder, garlic powder, cumin and thyme.
10. TOFU BURGERS
Here's more gourmet burger recipes for vegans. The patties are made with tofu, sweetcorn and a touch of chili peppers.