Cheddar Burgers and Veggies Recipe - Delicious Ground Beef Recipe

Cheddar Burgers and Veggies

Cheddar Burgers and Veggies Recipe - Delicious Ground Beef Recipe
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Servings: 4


Cheddar Burgers and Veggies
Cheddar Burgers and Veggies

Cheddar Burgers and Veggies is a delicious and satisfying meal that combines juicy beef patties with melted cheddar cheese, flavorful vegetables, and savory seasonings. This recipe is perfect for a summer barbecue or a quick and easy weeknight dinner.


The combination of cheddar cheese and beef in a burger is a classic American favorite. Adding vegetables to the mix not only adds flavor and nutrition but also creates a complete meal in one convenient package. This recipe puts a twist on the traditional burger by incorporating a variety of colorful and tasty veggies.


How to prepare

  1. Preheat the grill (charcoal or gas) for direct heat.
  2. Spray half of one side of four 18x12 inch sheets of heavy-duty aluminum foil with cooking spray.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the beef, cheese, Worcestershire sauce, 2 chopped onions, and 1 tsp of seasoned salt.
  4. Shape the mixture into 4 patties, each about 1 inch thick.
  5. Place the potatoes on the sprayed sides of the foil sheets.
  6. Top the potatoes with a beef patty, carrots, tomatoes, and sliced onions. Sprinkle with 0.5 tsp of seasoned salt.
  7. Fold the foil over the patties and vegetables so that the edges meet.
  8. Seal the edges by making a tight 0.5 inch fold, and then fold again.
  9. Leave some space on the sides for circulation and expansion.
  10. Cover the foil packets and grill them 4 to 6 inches from medium heat for 17 to 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  11. Place the packets on plates.
  12. Cut a large X across the top of each packet and fold back the foil.


  • Substitute ground turkey or chicken for the beef.
  • Use different types of cheese, such as Swiss or pepper jack.
  • Add your favorite seasonings or spices to customize the flavor of the burgers.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to preheat the grill for direct heat before cooking the foil packets.

- Spray the foil with cooking spray to prevent sticking.

- Seal the foil packets tightly to ensure that the ingredients cook evenly.

- Leave some space on the sides of the foil packets for circulation and expansion.

- Cut a large X across the top of each packet before serving to release steam and prevent burns.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Cheddar Burgers and Veggies with a side of coleslaw, a green salad, or grilled corn on the cob.

Cooking Techniques

Grilling the foil packets allows the ingredients to cook together, creating a delicious and flavorful meal in one convenient package.

Ingredient Substitutions

Feel free to customize this recipe by using your favorite vegetables, cheeses, or seasonings.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the beef patties and vegetable packets ahead of time and refrigerate them until ready to grill.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Cheddar Burgers and Veggies on a platter with a garnish of fresh herbs or a sprinkle of grated cheese.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair this dish with a cold beer, a glass of red wine, or a refreshing lemonade.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven or on the grill until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Cheddar Burgers and Veggies contains approximately 400 calories.


Each serving of Cheddar Burgers and Veggies contains approximately 25 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Cheddar Burgers and Veggies contains approximately 20 grams of fat.


Each serving of Cheddar Burgers and Veggies contains approximately 30 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

This recipe is rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, and iron from the vegetables.


This recipe contains dairy (cheddar cheese) and soy (Worcestershire sauce), which may be allergens for some individuals.


Cheddar Burgers and Veggies is a balanced meal that provides a good mix of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.


Cheddar Burgers and Veggies is a delicious and nutritious meal that is easy to prepare and perfect for any occasion. Enjoy the combination of juicy beef patties, melted cheddar cheese, and flavorful vegetables in this satisfying dish.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still remember the exact moment I discovered this recipe for Cheddar Burgers and Veggies. It was a warm summer day, just like any other, when I received a surprise visit from my dear friend, Margaret. Margaret was known for her delicious home-cooked meals and she had a knack for creating unique and flavorful dishes. As soon as she walked through my door, I could smell the mouthwatering aroma of grilled meat and melted cheese wafting through the air.

"Martha, I have a new recipe I want to share with you," Margaret exclaimed, her eyes sparkling with excitement. "It's a twist on the classic burger, with a cheesy surprise inside and a medley of fresh vegetables on top. Trust me, you're going to love it!"

I couldn't wait to try Margaret's creation, so we quickly got to work in the kitchen. She guided me through the steps, showing me how to mix ground beef with shredded cheddar cheese and seasonings to create the perfect burger patty. While the patties sizzled on the grill, we chopped up a colorful array of bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms to sauté as a topping.

As we assembled our burgers, Margaret explained how she had come up with the recipe. She had been experimenting in her own kitchen, trying to find a way to incorporate more vegetables into her family's meals without sacrificing flavor. The combination of juicy meat, gooey cheese, and crispy veggies was a hit with her husband and kids, and she knew it would be a hit with me too.

I took my first bite of the cheddar burger and veggies and was instantly hooked. The rich cheese oozed out with each bite, complementing the savory meat and the sweet, caramelized vegetables. It was a symphony of flavors and textures that danced on my taste buds with each mouthful.

From that day on, Cheddar Burgers and Veggies became a staple in my kitchen. I made it for family gatherings, potlucks with friends, and even just for a cozy dinner at home. Each time I prepared the dish, I thought of Margaret and the joy she had brought into my life with her delicious recipe.

Over the years, I have made a few tweaks to the original recipe, adding my own special touches and experimenting with different cheeses and vegetables. Sometimes I swap out the cheddar for blue cheese or pepper jack, or I add a dollop of barbecue sauce for a smoky kick. I've tried grilling the veggies instead of sautéing them, or even serving the burgers on a bed of fresh greens instead of a bun.

No matter how I choose to make it, Cheddar Burgers and Veggies always brings a smile to my face and a warmth to my heart. It reminds me of the joy of sharing good food with loved ones, of the creativity and inspiration that comes from trying new things in the kitchen.

And most of all, it reminds me of Margaret, my dear friend who opened my eyes to the beauty of a simple recipe made with love and shared with those we hold dear. I am forever grateful for her gift of Cheddar Burgers and Veggies, and I will continue to pass on the tradition to future generations, creating memories and moments that will last a lifetime.


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