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Extra Cheesy Onion Smash Burger

Melty, cheesy, crispy, juicy...these burgers bring together the best of all worlds! Get grilling with Camp Chef

Serves 8


32 ounces ground beef

Salt and pepper for seasoning

2 large white onions, shaved very thin

16 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese

16 strips of bacon

8 medium buns

Condiments (mustard, ketchup, pickle) if desired


  1. Form burgers into 4-ounce balls and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Turn on griddle top to medium-high heat until hot.

  3. Put bacon on and cook until crispy.

  4. Drop a tablespoon of butter and press burger on griddle for 10 seconds with a heavy spatula.

  5. Cover burger with ½ cup of onion and cook for 3 minutes.

  6. Flip over and cook for an additional 90 seconds.

  7. Sprinkle cheese on top of and around the edge of the burger and cover with a dome lid. Turn heat off and let cook for 30 seconds or until cheese is crispy around the edges.

  8. Grill buns for 30 seconds.

  9. Assemble and enjoy!