Texas State BBQ Burger

Pairs well with:

Cabernet Sauvignon

This rich red easily complements your homemade chicken dishes, red meats, game, and mildly seasoned pastas.

This is an all Texas burger.Texas is know for BBQ and this burger brings that state fair and cook off flavor to the burger. Texan’s go all out for BBQ cook-offs and this burger will take you to the contest. All the flavors of good BBQ taken up scale to a burger that goes wonderful with a great wine for entertaining friends


Caramelized Red Onions

1 Red Onion

olive oil for brushing the onion


2 pounds ground chuck

¼ cup sweet and tangy BBQ sauce

t tablespoon brown sugar

½ teaspoon powdered mustard

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon course ground black pepper

olive oil for brushing the grill rack

6 poppy seed buns

olive oil for bushing the buns

12 slices dill pickles

BBQ Lime Mayo

3 tablespoons Hellman’s low fat mayonnaise

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

3 tablespoon sweet and tangy BBQ Sauce


Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes


Prepare a medium-hot fire in a charcoal grill with a cover, or preheat a gas grill to medium-high.

To make the patties, place ground chuck in a large bowl. Add BBQ sauce, brown sugar, powdered mustard, salt, and pepper and mix gently, not to over mix. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions and form patties.

Brush the grill rack with olive oil. Place the patties on the rack, cover and grill 4 – 5 minutes. After placing patties on the grill, slice onion into ¼ inch slices and brush each with olive oil and place on grill with patties. While patties cook on the first side, brush inside of each roll grouping with olive oil and set aside. Turn patties and continue to grill until cooked to preference, approximately 5 minutes for medium cooked burgers. Turn onions as well. As soon as patties are turned, place poppy seed buns on outer portion of the grill rack, open side down to slightly toast.

Remove poppy seed buns from grill and place plate open. Place one burger on each bottom bread section and then place a slice of the caramelized onion on top of the burger.

Mix mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, and lime juice and place scoop on each burger.