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21 Fresh Ideas For Summer Burgers

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1. The Food Lab's Ultra-Smashed Cheeseburgers

Two patties are better than one. Get the recipe.
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Two patties are better than one. Get the recipe.

2. Five Spice Burgers with Gingery Mayo

Mangos aren't just for your fruit salad this summer. Get the recipe.
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Mangos aren't just for your fruit salad this summer. Get the recipe.

3. Bacon-Stuffed Burgers with Pimento Cheese and Avocado

I'll take two. Get the recipe.
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I'll take two. Get the recipe.

4. Pistachio Lamb Burger with Tzatziki

Grill out the Greek way. Get the recipe.
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Grill out the Greek way. Get the recipe.

5. Banh Burgers

Banh mi sandwiches, burger-fied. Get the recipe.
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Banh mi sandwiches, burger-fied. Get the recipe.

6. Salmon Burgers with Avocado Aioli

Sick of meat? Give this burger of the sea a shot. Get the recipe.
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Sick of meat? Give this burger of the sea a shot. Get the recipe.

7. Grilled Pork Burgers

I won't lie and say these burgers are quick to put together. They're not. But is the outcome worth it? Hell yes. Get the recipe.
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I won't lie and say these burgers are quick to put together. They're not. But is the outcome worth it? Hell yes. Get the recipe.

8. Classic Diner Burgers

Like great eggs, cooking these burgers in bacon fat is flat-out genius. Get the recipe.
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Like great eggs, cooking these burgers in bacon fat is flat-out genius. Get the recipe.

9. Mexican Chorizo and Garlic Shrimp Burger

Land and sea become besties with this recipe. Get the recipe.
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Land and sea become besties with this recipe. Get the recipe.

10. Tuna Burgers with Wasabi Ginger Mayo

Attention, tuna fans: Start cheering for this upgraded version. Get the recipe.
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Attention, tuna fans: Start cheering for this upgraded version. Get the recipe.

11. Herbed Chicken Burgers with Spicy Aioli

Healthy eaters in the house? Don't worry, you can make everyone happy with this recipe. Get the recipe.
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Healthy eaters in the house? Don't worry, you can make everyone happy with this recipe. Get the recipe.

12. Texas Tailgate Burger

Everything is bigger in Texas (and there just might be pickled jalapeƱos mixed into the burger patties). Get the recipe.
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Everything is bigger in Texas (and there just might be pickled jalapeƱos mixed into the burger patties). Get the recipe.

13. Sweet and Smoky Beet Burgers

I like this veggie burger because it's not pretending to be anything it ain't (a.k.a. meat). Get the recipe.
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I like this veggie burger because it's not pretending to be anything it ain't (a.k.a. meat). Get the recipe.

14. Turnip Burgers

It's time to grill and turn-ip. Get the recipe.
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It's time to grill and turn-ip. Get the recipe.

15. The New Englandah Burger

New England has a lot more going for it than Tom Brady. Get the recipe.
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New England has a lot more going for it than Tom Brady. Get the recipe.

16. Sun-Dried Tomato, Basil, and White Bean Burgers

Vegetarian perfection. Get the recipe.
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Vegetarian perfection. Get the recipe.

17. Shrimp Burgers with Roasted Garlic-Orange Aioli

Beef and ketchup have a replacement duo: shrimp and aioli. Get the recipe.
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Beef and ketchup have a replacement duo: shrimp and aioli. Get the recipe.

18. Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki and Arugula

Do not over-flatten these burgers. Tall and juicy are the way they're meant to be. Get the recipe.
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Do not over-flatten these burgers. Tall and juicy are the way they're meant to be. Get the recipe.

19. Black Bean and Corn Burgers

Packed with protein. Get the recipe.
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Packed with protein. Get the recipe.

20. Burger with Spicy Slaw

Take your cole slaw off the table and onto your burger. Get the recipe.
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Take your cole slaw off the table and onto your burger. Get the recipe.

21. Bacon Turkey Burgers

One pound of bacon puts these turkey burgers in the right place. Get the recipe.
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One pound of bacon puts these turkey burgers in the right place. Get the recipe.

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