There are more than 25+ different types of burgers in America to discuss in these article but let’s have a look on what burger is all about.
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What’s A Burger?
A hamburger which is called a burger for short is a food consisting of fillings —usually a patty of ground meat, typically beef—placed inside a sliced bun or bread roll.
Hamburgers are often served with cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, bacon, or chilis; condiments such as ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, relish, or a “special sauce”, often a variation of Thousand Island dressing; and are frequently placed on sesame seed buns.
Hamburgers are typically sold at fast-food restaurants, diners, and specialty and high-end restaurants.
Since the term hamburger usually implies beef, for clarity burger may be prefixed with the type of meat or meat substitute used, as in beef burger, turkey burger, bison burger, portobello burger, or veggie burger.
Most Popular Types Of Burgers
• Veggie Burger
A veggie burger is a hamburger patty that does not contain meat. It may be made from ingredients like beans, especially soybeans and tofu, nuts, grains, seeds or fungi such as mushrooms or mycoprotein.
The patties that are the essence of a veggie burger have existed in various Eurasian cuisines for millennia, including in the form of disc-shaped grilled or fried meatballs or as koftas, a commonplace item in Indian cuisine.
These types of burgers may contain meats or be made of entirely vegetarian ingredients such as legumes or other plant-derived proteins.
A cheeseburger is a type of hamburger topped with cheese. Traditionally, the slice of cheese is placed on top of the meat patty.
The cheese is usually added to the cooking hamburger patty shortly before serving, which allows the cheese to melt.
Cheeseburgers can include variations in structure, ingredients and composition.
As with other hamburgers, a cheeseburger may include toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, bacon, mayonnaise, ketchup, and mustard.
Onion burgers is a type of hamburger finely ground patty, smashed on a flat top, topped with finely shredded onions, then cheese, topped with pickles and mustard.
• Big Mac Burger
The Big Mac is a hamburger sold by the international fast food restaurant chain McDonald’s.
It was introduced in the Greater Pittsburgh area in 1967 and nationwide in 1968.
It is one of the company’s flagship products and signature dishes.
The Big Mac burgers contains two beef patties, sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions on a three-piece sesame seed bun.
• Bacon Cheeseburger
Another popular types of burger is the ultimate bacon cheeseburger, which comes with a beef cooked in bacon fat, a bacon fat mayonnaise, onions caramelized in bacon fat, buns toasted in bacon fat, and a crisp bacon weave toppings.
• Steamed Cheeseburger
A steamed cheeseburger, also referred to as a steamer or cheeseburg, is a hamburger topped with cheese that is cooked via steaming and originally only served by restaurants in central Connecticut in the United States.
• Mushroom Swiss Burger
The Mushroom Swiss Burger is just a little fancy—but not fussy—and features two fresh, all-beef patties, creamy Au Jus sauce, two slices of cheese, two layers of premium grilled mushrooms and a toasty five-inch bun burger.
• Patty Melt
A patty melt is a sandwich consisting of a ground beef patty with melted cheese and topped with caramelized onions between two slices of griddled bread.
A slugburger is a type of traditional Southern food found in the area of Northeast Mississippi, particularly Corinth, New Albany, Booneville, Iuka, Tishomingo, Burnsville, West Tennessee, and north Alabama, particularly Decatur, Hartselle, Athens, Moulton, and Cullman.
• Chili Burgers
A chili burger is a type of hamburger. It consists of a hamburger, with the patty topped with chili con carne.
It is often served open-faced, and sometimes the chili is served alongside the burger rather than on top.
The chili may be served alone, or with cheese, onions, or occasionally tomatoes as garnishes.
• Angus Burger
An Angus burger is a hamburger made using beef from Angus cattle. The name Angus burger is used by several fast-food hamburger chains for one or more “premium” burgers; however, it does not belong to any single company.
• Buffalo Burgers
Buffalo burgers are hamburgers made with meat from the water buffalo, beefalo or American bison.
• Black Bean Burger
A black bean burger would simply be a patty made from beans if we didn’t add some pizazz.
The sautéed garlic, onion, + pepper combo is a great start, but a little cumin, worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, feta cheese, and chili pepper turn black beans into the BEST black bean burger.
• Chori Burgers
A chori burger, also known as a chorizo burger, is one of the types of Filipino hamburger characteristically made with chorizo patties, banana ketchup, mayonnaise, and atchara, in addition to tomatoes and lettuce.
It was first popularized by Merly’s BBQ, a street food stall in the island of Boracay in the Philippines.
• Hamdog Burger
A hamdog is also another type of an Australian sandwich that consists of a shaped bread bun with a beef patty cut in two, and a frankfurter placed in between the two halves which is then topped off with cheese, pickles, sauces, tomato, lettuce and onion.
• Pastrami Burger
According to thespruceeats, Despite what you might think, this is a classic hamburger. Legend has it that this burger was invented in Utah.
What could be better than a juicy burger, topped with fresh warm slices of pastrami, Swiss cheese, and a delicious creamy sauce.
• Crown Burgers
Crown Burgers is a small types of hamburger fast food restaurant chain based in Salt Lake City, Utah started in 1978 by Nick Katsanevas and John Katzourakis.
The chain is known for its signature burger, the “Crown Burger,” a cheeseburger which also includes hot pastrami.
• Steak Burger
The steak burger is also known as a steakhouse burger, mainly because you can find them easily in steakhouses, often in several different recipes.
As the name suggests, this burger is a cross between a beef burger and a steak. Rather than using a beef patty for the burger, chefs use a steak patty for the meat.