Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 to 1 1/4 pounds top quality ground beef chuck

  2. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  3. 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  4. 8 thin slices Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)

  5. 4 split hamburger buns, warmed in oven Optional toppings: sliced onion, sliced dill pickles, sliced tomato, lettuce, mustard, ketchup

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In large bowl, gently mix ground beef, salt and pepper. Shape into four (4-inch) patties, about 1/2-inch thick. Heat a heavy skillet, preferably cast iron, over medium-high heat until hot but not smoking. Place patties in skillet and cook 5 to 7 minutes. Using spatula, turn. Top each patty with 2 cheddar cheese slices, overlapping. Cook 4 to 5 minutes for medium doneness and until cheese is melted. Place each patty on a warm bun bottom. Add desired toppings and bun top.


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