Memorial Day is the perfect time to fire up the grill and gather with friends and family. And what’s a BBQ without some amazing burgers? We’ve rounded up some great burger recipes that will make your cookout a hit. From classic beef to creative twists, there’s something here for everyone to enjoy.

Two bison cheeseburgers with lettuce, tomato, and sauce on a wooden board, accompanied by sides of pickles and sweet potato fries.
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BBQ Beef Beet Burgers

BBQ beef beet burger topped with avocado goat cheese, red onion, lettuce and tomato.
BBQ Beef Beet Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Topped with smashed avocado and goat cheese, these BBQ beef beet burgers are perfect for your Memorial Day BBQ, adding a special touch to the grill.
Get the Recipe: BBQ Beef Beet Burgers

Blueberry BBQ Brie Burger

Blueberry BBQ brie burger with arugula.
Blueberry BBQ Brie Burger. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This brie burger, with sweet and tangy blueberry BBQ sauce, crispy bacon, and fresh arugula, will make your Memorial Day cookout memorable.
Get the Recipe: Blueberry BBQ Brie Burger

Cheddar Cauliflower Burgers

Cheddar cauliflower burger with pickled cabbage and pesto on a plate.
Cheddar Cauliflower Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These vegetarian cauliflower burgers, stuffed with cheddar cheese and topped with pickled red cabbage and cilantro pesto, are great for your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Cheddar Cauliflower Burgers

Elk Burgers

Elk burger sliced in half with cheese, tomato and lettuce on a bun.
Elk Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Easy to make with ground elk meat and simple spices, these juicy elk burgers are a tasty choice for your Memorial Day grilling.
Get the Recipe: Elk Burgers

Bison Burgers

Two bison cheeseburgers with lettuce, tomato, and sauce on a wooden board, accompanied by sides of pickles and sweet potato fries.
Bison Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Lean ground bison makes these classic American burgers juicy and tender, topped with melted cheddar and a great burger sauce, perfect for your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Bison Burgers

Grilled Halloumi Burgers

Grilled halloumi lamb burger on a bun with pesto spread.
Grilled Halloumi Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This grilled halloumi lamb burger, packed with fresh herbs and topped with caramelized red onions and sun-dried tomato pesto, brings Mediterranean flavors to your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Grilled Halloumi Burgers

Indian Chicken Burgers

Indian chicken burgers cut in half with cucumber yogurt slaw.
Indian Chicken Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These Indian chicken burgers, topped with refreshing yogurt cucumber slaw, are a flavorful beef alternative for your Memorial Day grill.
Get the Recipe: Indian Chicken Burgers

Spicy Bacon Chickpea Burgers

Spicy chickpea bacon burgers with arugula and chips on the side.
Spicy Bacon Chickpea Burgers. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Mix up burger night with these spicy bacon chickpea burgers, adding a fun twist to your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Spicy Bacon Chickpea Burgers

Turkey Burger Sliders

Turkey Burger Sliders. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

Upgrade your next BBQ with these juicy ground turkey burger sliders, perfectly seasoned and grilled to perfection.
Get the Recipe: Turkey Burger Sliders

Bacon Blue Cheese Burger with Roasted Garlic Aioli

Bacon Blue Cheese Burger with Roasted Garlic Aioli. Photo credit: Pass Me Some Tasty.

This bacon blue cheese burger, loaded with roasted garlic aioli, bacon jam, and caramelized onions, is how a Memorial Day burger should be made.
Get the Recipe: Bacon Blue Cheese Burger with Roasted Garlic Aioli

Feta Lamb Burgers & Lemon Mint Aioli

Feta Lamb Burgers & Lemon Mint Aioli. Photo credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

These juicy lamb burgers, paired with feta and lemon mint aioli, are done in 20 minutes and are a great choice for your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Feta Lamb Burgers & Lemon Mint Aioli

Venison Burgers

Venison Burgers. Photo credit: Binky’s Culinary Carnival.

These juicy, moist venison burgers are fast and easy, perfect for cooking up a tasty meal on Memorial Day.
Get the Recipe: Venison Burgers

Grilled Gorgonzola Buffalo Burgers in a Pretzel Bun

Grilled Gorgonzola Buffalo Burgers in a Pretzel Bun. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Try these grilled buffalo burgers with gorgonzola, served in a pretzel bun, for a new flavor experience at your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Grilled Gorgonzola Buffalo Burgers in a Pretzel Bun

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Air Fryer Turkey Burgers

Air Fryer Turkey Burgers. Photo credit: Greedy Gourmet.

Save some calories and still enjoy great flavor with these air fryer turkey burgers, perfect for a fun family meal on Memorial Day.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Turkey Burgers

Juicy Chicken Burgers

Juicy Chicken Burgers. Photo credit: Happy Gut Lucky.

These chicken burgers, featuring a tender patty, beet hummus, creamy avocado, and soft bun, are great for a summer barbecue.
Get the Recipe: Juicy Chicken Burgers

Alaskan Salmon Burgers

Alaskan Salmon Burgers. Photo credit: Mommy Evolution.

Topped with melted cheddar, fresh arugula, peppered bacon, and zesty mayo, these salmon burgers are a flavorful choice for Memorial Day.
Get the Recipe: Alaskan Salmon Burgers

Wagyu Beef Cheeseburger

Wagyu Beef Cheeseburger. Photo credit: The Heirloom Pantry.

This rich and juicy Wagyu beef cheeseburger, with wasabi mayo, melted gruyere, caramelized onions, and arugula, brings a gourmet touch to your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Wagyu Beef Cheeseburger

Bacon Egg Brooklyn Burger

Bacon Egg Brooklyn Burger. Photo credit: Mommy Evolution.

Customize this Bacon Egg Brooklyn Burger with melted cheese, fried eggs, and tomato slices to please everyone at your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Bacon Egg Brooklyn Burger

Easy Mediterranean Hamburgers

Easy Mediterranean Hamburgers. Photo credit: A Cedar Spoon.

Mix up hamburger night with these Mediterranean burgers, topped with roasted red pepper, feta cheese, and arugula, perfect for your Memorial Day grill.
Get the Recipe: Easy Mediterranean Hamburgers

Easy Greek Burger

Easy Greek Burger. Photo credit: A Cedar Spoon.

Dress up your burger with Greek flavors like tzatziki, lettuce, red onion, roasted red peppers, and tomatoes for an easy Memorial Day meal.
Get the Recipe: Easy Greek Burger

Juicy Lucy Cowgirl Cheeseburger

Juicy Lucy Cowgirl Cheeseburger. Photo credit: Cooking with Wine.

The Juicy Lucy Cowgirl Cheeseburger features a cheese-stuffed patty with a Texas twist, perfect for your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Juicy Lucy Cowgirl Cheeseburger

Whiskey Burgers

Whiskey Burgers. Photo credit: Cooking with Curls.

Topped with melted cheddar, crispy bacon, caramelized onions, and mushrooms in a sweet and savory glaze, these Whiskey Burgers are a must for your Memorial Day BBQ.
Get the Recipe: Whiskey Burgers

Grilled Onion Bacon Cheddar Burger

Grilled Onion Bacon Cheddar Burger. Photo credit: Flavor Mosaic.

This thick and juicy BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger, topped with Coca Cola caramelized onions, is bursting with flavor for your Memorial Day grilling.
Get the Recipe: Grilled Onion Bacon Cheddar Burger

Elvis Burger

Elvis Burger. Photo credit: An Edible Mosaic.

The Elvis Burger combines a juicy patty with creamy peanut butter, crispy bacon, and caramelized banana for a flavor-packed Memorial Day treat.
Get the Recipe: Elvis Burger

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