Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 pounds lean ground beef

  2. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  3. 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

  4. 8 ounces cheddar cheese, sliced

  5. 1 package hamburger buns

  6. 1 head romaine lettuce

  7. 1/2 pound tomato, thinly sliced

  8. 1 onion, thinly sliced

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat a grill according to type of grill (allow coals to become white) before cooking.

  2. Season ground beef with salt and pepper and divide into 6 equal patties.

  3. Adjust grill rack to correct height for cooking on medium-hot.

  4. Place beef patties onto a medium-hot grill for about 5 minutes for medium-rare or 7 to 8 minutes for medium, turning twice. During last minute of cooking (medium-rare or medium) place equal portions of cheese onto meat patties (for those who want cheeseburgers); allow cheese to soften.

  5. Meanwhile split hamburger buns and toast on sides of grill or under broiler.

  6. Shake or spin excess water from Romaine leaves; tear or cut leaves as desired.

  7. Place a patty on each bun and garnish with a lettuce leaf, tomato and onion.


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