Rachael Ray's Summer Burger Recipes

Burgers are one of my favorite things to eat: They're causal, comfortable and infinitely customizable! Check out my summer Burgers of the Month from the past few years.
By Rachael Ray ,

Burgers with Red, White & Blue Special Sauce, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Onion (July/August 2017)

Photography by Lucas Zarebinski

"My husband, John, makes a spritzer called the Red, White and Blue—and this is my burger version! Sure it's great for the Fourth, but it's equally tasty all season long."

Try Rachael Ray's Burgers with Red, White & Blue Special Sauce, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Onion

Two-Cheese Bacon Burger with Creamy Caramelized Onion Sauce (June 2017)

Photography by Lucas Zarebinski

"With this burger, more is more. It's a mash-up of a cheeseburger and French onion dip—with bacon for good measure. Yes!"

Try Rachael Ray's Two-Cheese Bacon Burger with Creamy Caramelized Onion Sauce

Chipotle Burgers with Chips, Pico & Avocado Crema (September 2016)

"Smoky, spicy, fully loaded Mexican hot dogs inspired this beefy masterpiece. Olé!"

Try Rachael Ray's Chipotle Burgers with Chips, Pico & Avocado Crema

BLD Burgers (July/August 2016)

"These sausage-spiked burgers are great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open wide!"

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Manchego Cheeseburgers with Romesco Sauce (June 2016)

"Serve these Spanish-style burgers with a pitcher of sangria made with a good red Rioja wine, chopped fresh fruit and a splash of brandy!"

Try Rachael Ray's Manchego Cheeseburgers with Romesco Sauce

Breakfast Burgers with Green Chiles and Fried Eggs (July/August 2015)

"Serve these spicy burgers for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The delicious combo of beef, chiles, cheese (two types!) and egg will hit the spot 24/7."

Try Rachael Ray's Breakfast Burgers with Green Chiles and Fried Eggs

Green Onion Cheeseburgers with Burst Tomato & Tarragon Sauce (June 2015)

"This burger is fresh and it won't leave you feeling full in warm months. Serve it with fancy potato chips, like olive oil chips or Terra Yukon Gold chips."

Try Rachael Ray's Green Onion Cheeseburgers with Burst Tomato & Tarragon Sauce

Chorizo Burgers with Sweet Corn Guacamole (September 2014)

Photography by Charles Masters

"In late summer, the corn is so sweet you can eat it raw! Here, the crunchy kernels help cool down the spicy chorizo in the burger and the jalapeños in the guac."

Try Rachael Ray's Chorizo Burgers with Sweet Corn Guacamole

Chianti Cheeseburgers (July/August 2014)

Photography by David Lewis Taylor

"The secret to these extra-rich burgers is mixing red wine into the meat—then taking things up a notch with some caramelized onions and melted cheese on top. It's a sophisticated take on the classic that makes for a great dinner with friends!"

Try Rachael Ray's Chianti Cheeseburgers

Chicken Monte Cristo Burgers (June 2014)

Photography by John Kernick

"This juicy burger combines the flavors of chicken piccata and chicken francese—two favorites of mine. Savory Parmesan toast takes it over the top!"

Try Rachael Ray's Chicken Monte Cristo Burgers

Philly Burgers (July/August 2013)

"Who doesn't love a juicy Philly-style cheesesteak? Trust me: You'll want to befriend that sandwich's tasty cousin on a bun, which you can make in all 50 states, indoors or out, any time of year. Extra napkins required!"

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Panko-Crusted Fishwiches with Wasabi Tartar Sauce (June 2013)

Photography by John Kernick

"Why should ground beef have all the fun on a bun? These Asian-inspired fried fish sandwiches are piled high with crunchy summertime toppings, like sliced cukes, cabbage and radishes—and sure to reel in lots of fans at your table!"

Try Rachael Ray's Panko-Crusted Fishwiches with Wasabi Tartar Sauce

Spicy Chicken-Fried Hamburgers (June 2012)

Photography by John Kernick

"Chicken-fried burgers are a very guilty pleasure! But if I'm going to go there, I want a flavorful coating, not just a mound of flour. Summer is a good time to try this recipe. Since we all tend to be more active, we'll be able to exercise these babies off!"

Try Rachael Ray's Spicy Chicken-Fried Hamburgers

Asian-Style Salmon Burger BLTs (July/August 2012)

Photography by John Kernick

"My goal this month was to create a salmon-based burger as satisfying as a bacon cheeseburger or a triple-decker burger with special sauce. It has good-for-you omega-3s and is also decadent and decidedly delicious."

Try Rachael Ray's Asian-Style Salmon Burger BLTs 

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