17 Burgers With a Twist to Try at Home

If you haven’t already heard, we love burgers. A lot. There’s just something about these hearty, juicy, and cheesy wonders that keeps us coming back again and again. We rounded up our favourite burger recipes for you to try.

1. Hannah’s Honey Dijon Lamb Burgers with Aioli

These burgers are jam packed with unexpectedly delicious flavours. From the honey and Dijon infused lamb patties to the creamy aioli, our dietician Hannah says this beats the fast food joint any day of the week.

2. Southern Chicken Burger with Dill & Parsley Mayo

We’re un-Cajun the beast of great taste tonight! Terrible puns aside though, this spicy Southern-style crispy chicken will really set your tastebuds on fire. Good thing you’ve also got some delectable dill and parsley mayo to cool things off.

3. Beef Ciabatta Burger with Caramelised Onion

Life is short – why not eat dinner with one hand? We’re ditching the cutlery and tucking into this steak sanga care free. While enjoying the freedom afforded by a one-handed supper, why not try: a) Whipping out a yo-yo trick? b) Waving to children and pets? c) High-fiving other people munching on this delight?

4. Pesto Haloumi Burgers with Potato Wedges

We’re so excited about this burger! Crispy chunks of squeaky haloumi & bold pesto on a baked roll will delight your tastebuds, and along with side of crunchy potato wedges? Let’s just say you won’t need that pub burger menu with this recipe under your belt.

5. Chicken & Rosemary Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

This burger is a light as it is delicious – perfect for the warmer months! Chicken mince is a great lean protein, and by no means packing any less flavour than it’s beef cousin. Along with fragrant rosemary and aioli, every bite is a delight. We’ve paired it with our favourite side, sweet potato fries. Perfect!

6. Curried Chickpea Burgers with Mango Chutney

If you’ve ever had to suffer through a bland vegetarian patty on a burger, this is the recipe for you. Curried chickpeas will dispel any thoughts of bland from your mind and when paired with mango chutney, well, we reckon it’s the bee’s knees.

7. Sweet Chilli Chicken Burgers with Lemon Mayo & Cucumber

As the sweet chilli sauce starts to caramelise on your chicken burgers, you know there’s some magic at work. Full of fresh flavours like coriander, cucumber and lemon zest, there’s never a dull moment in this weeknight winner. What’s the best bit, you ask? We can’t decide!

8. Classic Bucking Beef Burgers with Sweet Potato Wedges

Beetroot on a burger is as essentially Australian as sunburnt feet in a beach carpark in summer. Of course, that doesn’t mean you can’t get experimental with it! We think our sticky beetroot relish with Dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar is second to none, and contrasts beautifully with crunchy sweet potato wedges. level.

9. Bollywood Chicken Burgers

Tonight, showing at a kitchen near you, it’s our tribute to Bollywood! This mix of subcontinental flavours and the convenience of the Western burger will have the crowd going wild. We’ve kept it classic with perfectly golden fries as a side. This meal will have you singing and dancing well into the night. The ultimate proof that Australians will put just about anything onto burgers.

10. Minted Lamb & Fetta Burger with Crunchy Salad

A thing of such delicious, dribble-down-your-chin simplicity, the noble burger can be re-invented time and time again to create the most divine dinnertime results. For this little incarnation, we’ve taken lamb mince and thrown in a Greek twist with a kick of minty freshness.

11. Haloumi Burger with Hummus & Red Capsicum Relish

Just call this burger the hit machine, because it’s full of all the greats! Beautiful smoky capsicum and cherry tomatoes are way better than any ketchup, and with favourites like crispy haloumi and creamy hummus, don’t be surprised if you feel like dancing the night away.

12. Za’atar Lamb Burger with Salad

If you need some love like you’ve never needed love before, then look no further! Tonight is the night when two become bun. Bad Spice Girls puns aside, after you’ve had these delicious za’atar spiced lamb patties you may find it hard to return to the bland beef burgers of the past. With so much flavour, there’s no need for greasy chips either – we’re keeping it light with smoky charred zucchini and fresh baby spinach.

13. Bollywood Lentil Burger with Baked Zucchini Chips

Showing at a kitchen near you, it’s our tribute to Bollywood! This mix of subcontinental flavours and the convenience of the western burger will have the crowd going wild. We’ve reinvented chips too, turning zucchini into an addictive side. This meal will have you singing and dancing well into the night.

14. ‘Shroom Burger with Caramelised Onion & Fried Egg

Who says vegetarians have to miss out on that classic burger experience? This rival cheeseburger is one you cannot miss – it’s jam-packed with mushroom, sweet onions and stringy mozzarella cheese! What’s the best bit, you ask? We can’t decide!

15. Wagyu Beef Burger with Caramelised Onions

What’s a matter wagyu? Cheer up, because this juicy wagyu beef burger covered in melted cheddar and sweet caramelised onions is really going to lift your spirits. You’ll love these parbaked burger buns as well; after just five minutes, you’ll be pulling out puffed-up, steaming sourdough rolls from the oven (it almost feels like you’ve slaved to bake them yourself)! Get a friend to set the table while this one is cooking, because you’ll be desperate to bite in as soon as they’re assembled.

16. Pork & Apple Burgers with Sweet Potato Wedges

You know what’s cool? Yeah, that’s right – burgers. You know what else is cool? Mixing up a fast food classic with the sophisticated combination of pork, green apple and fennel. Chips are cool. You know what’s even cooler? Sweet potato chips. In fact, you may as well put on your sunglasses at night right now, because you just became the coolest cat in the neighbourhood.

17. Cheeseburger with Onion Relish & Parsnip Fries

You’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped into an all-American diner with this classic cheeseburger with all the trimmings. But we bet you’ve never tasted diner fries as good as these. The sweetness of roasted parsnips trumps potato everytime. Don’t knock ‘em til you try ‘em.