MealsAugust-September 2016

All-American Gluten-Free Hamburger


All-American Gluten-Free Hamburger

Photography by MATTHEW KADEY

Here’s the ultimate classic All-American Gluten-Free Hamburger for backyard grilling. Serve with condiments of choice and your favorite special sauces.


-Cooking oil, for brushing grill
1 pound lean ground beef
3 tablespoons gluten-free barbecue sauce
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
-Salt and pepper, to taste
4 slices American cheese, cheddar cheese or dairy-free alternative
4 gluten-free buns, split horizontally
-Melted butter, optional
-Tomato slices, for topping
-Lettuce leaves, for topping
-Red onion slices, for topping


1. Preheat the grill. Brush the grate with cooking oil.

2. Place ground beef in a bowl. Add barbecue sauce, mustard, salt and pepper and stir into ground beef until ingredients are evenly incorporated. Form into 4 equal-size patties.

3. Place patties on preheated grill. Cover and cook about 4 to 5 minutes per side, flipping burgers once. When done, meat should register 160F on a meat thermometer. A minute before patties are done, top each with a slice of cheese.

4. Brush sliced buns with melted butter (if using) and place buns on the grill, cut side down. Toast 30 seconds to 1 minute.

5. Arrange hot patties between buns. Top each with tomato slices, lettuce leaves and onion slices.

Each serving contains 598 calories, 42g total fat, 15g saturated fat, 2g trans fat, 104mg cholesterol, 528mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 7g sugars, 24g protein, 16Est GL.

Comments (2)

Hi! Yes, we shot it with an Udi's gluten-free bun, but please pick up a print copy of this issue - we're featuring a ton of great gluten-free bun brands!

Posted by: Moderator | July 9, 2016 12:49 PM    Report this comment

The bun in this picture looks amazing. Is it gluten free? If so what brand is it, and where can I get it.

Posted by: SK | July 6, 2016 1:34 AM    Report this comment

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