Perfect Stove Top Skillet Burgers

Perfect Stove Top Skillet Burgers


This easy recipe for Perfect Stove Top Skillet Burgers will become a household mainstay. Forget the fast food hamburgers and try this recipe.




What you need:


  • 1.25 – 1.5 lbs (80-85% lean) ground beef
  • 1/4 – 1/2 c finely chopped onion
  • 1.5 T canola oil
  • kosher salt
  • black pepper
  • hamburger buns
  • sliced cheese (optional)

What you do:

  • Gently mix together ground beef with onion.  
  • Form ground beef into 4 equal patties.  
  • Make an indentation in the middle of each patty with your thumb.  
  • Season patties with salt and pepper.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet.  
  • Add hamburger patties and cook over medium – high to high heat for 3 minutes.  
  • Flip patties and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • If adding cheese, add during the last minute of cooking time and cover skillet.  
  • Serve immediately on buns with condiments of choice.