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How to Make a Fast Food Burger
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How to Make a Fast Food Burger – That is REALLY Good!

This is a complete step by step guide on how to create great fast food burger!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 burgers
Calories: 325kcal


  • 6 Prepackaged hamburger buns from the bread aisle
  • 1 lb 80/20 beef
  • 6 slices American Cheese
  • Sliced Dill Pickles
  • Iceberg lettuce, bun sized leaves
  • Yellow Onion chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard


  • Divide the beef into 6 equal round chunks.
  • Place beef in a medium-high skillet and firmly flatten into a ΒΌ" thick round patty with a metal spatula. (The patty should be larger than the bun since it will shrink while cooking)
  • Season liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Flip burger once the top begins to change color from the cooking underneath.
  • Season second side with salt and pepper.
  • While burgers are cooking butter the inside of the buns and toast lightly in separate skillet.
  • Placed cooked patty on a bun, top with American cheese, chopped onions,3-4 pickles, and lettuce leaf.
  • Place ketchup and mustard on other half of bun and top the burger.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 325kcal