Butter Burgers are amazingly delicious and our favorite burger recipe! These butter-soaked burgers are not for the health-conscious, but they are for anyone who enjoys REALLY GOOD FOOD. This Wisconsin Butter Burger recipe will have you drooling before you even bite into the juicy, cheesy, buttery goodness. And it wouldn’t be complete without a good dose of onion!
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Butter Burger Recipe
Butter Burgers are an indulgent dream. A buttery burger topped with cheese and onions, made on the stove top for a delicious dinner.
I’m going to start off by saying a few obvious things: Butter Burgers are made with lots and lots of butter; they are incredibly flavorful and delicious; and they are not healthy.
The Wisconsin Butter Burger Recipe is everything you dream of when you’re on a diet, and it’s well worth the indulgence. Meat patties cooked in butter, onions cooked in butter, and buns slathered with more butter.
You can’t forget the cheese. These burgers are so juicy and flavorful, and you just have to give in to the butter!
These burgers are made on the stove top, so no need for a grill. They are seared to perfection in butter to give them a nice crispy edge. Make a few of these and serve them with crispy fries for a fun and tasty meal.
You won’t find a better burger recipe on the internet!
This Wisconsin Butter Burger recipe will have you drooling. So much butter and so much flavor. Don’t be afraid to indulge in this delicious burger!
Wisconsin Butter Burgers (History)
Butter Burgers are a Wisconsin classic. It should be no surprise that a state known for its dairy products would pile them on to a burger. Every part of this dish is cooked in butter, hence the name.
The meat and onions are cooked in butter, but you can’t skip adding it straight onto the bun too. There’s not point in resisting this indulgent burger; your taste buds will absolutely love you!
Side Dishes for Butter Burgers
How to Make a Butter Burger Recipe
Butter burgers are made on the stove top, so no need for a grill. The best part is that everything is cooked in the same pan, so you don’t need to dirty up a bunch of dishes.
You want the flavor of the butter and onion still on the skillet as you cook the meat patties. It gets crispy and cooks in the flavor of the onions. YUM!
Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!
- Melt butter in a skillet and cook onions until tender, translucent, and starting to brown
- Divide beef into 4 equal size portions and work into patties, then refrigerate them for 15-30 minutes
- Spread 2 tablespoons of butter onto each bun
- Using the same skillet you used to cook the onions; cook beef patties for 3 minutes, then flip & cook 1 more minute
- Add a slice of cheese to each burger & cook until melted
- Lay the patties on the buns and top with onions
- Watch the video and See the recipe card for full details & instructions
What is in a butter burger?
This recipe is made up of a pan-seared buttery burger patty, a slice of cheese, onions cooked in butter, and a soft bun covered in butter. It’s true to its name with all the butter!
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This Wisconsin Butter Burger recipe is beyond delicious, and perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve them up with crispy fries (and fry sauce) and just embrace the butter!
You won’t regret the enjoyment you get from eating this tasty burger recipe.
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We LOVE this Butter Burger Recipe, but we also have so many other favorites we hope you try!
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