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Smash Burger Recipe

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"Let’s smash some burgers! Don’t know what “smash” burgers are? It’s OK because that’s what I’m here to explain."

Serves 4 | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time 5 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

The Smash burger recipe is a yummy addition to your dinner or lunch. This is the kind of thing you make in your backyard on a griddle and enjoy with your family. Or the thing you make for a picnic on a beautiful evening. So, let’s talk a little more about this smash burger recipe.

This is the best smash burger recipe if you’re craving a restaurant

burger (but don’t wanna go and buy from a burger joint). It’s easy to make

and taste better than the burgers you buy from any burger joint. And it

tastes even better if you have your family to enjoy it with.

Make these smash burgers for dinner and serve with some tomato and avocado salad or just simple coleslaw. It also tastes good with roasted sweet potatoes and buttermilk and grilled potato slices with salt and vinegar.

Ingredients You'll Need

½ teaspoon vegetable oil
16 oz ground beef (454 grams), divided into four 4 equal portions
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cheese slices (optional)
Toppings and condiments as desired
4 toasted burger buns


Step 1: Add oil to a stainless steel frying pan and wipe the oil with a paper towel to spread the oil around. Preheat the pan over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Meanwhile, shape the beef portions into round “patties” about 2 inches tall. Press it together until the beef holds its shape and season with salt and pepper.

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