Classic Cheeseburgers

  • Makes
  • 8
  • Prep Time (min)
  • 20
  • Cook (min)
  • 15
  • Carb Grams (g)
  • 29
  • Cook Difficult
  • 4


  • 24oz ground beef
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • Sliced cheddar
  • Sliced purple onion
  • Sliced tomato
  • Lettuce
  • 8 burger buns


  • frying pan
  • Zen Spirit Culinary Torch


  • 1

    Add meat to a medium bowl and season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well and shape 8 burgers.

  • 2

    Grease a large frying pan with some oil and heat up over medium heat. Add burgers and cook for 7-8 minutes per side.

  • 3

    When done, divide burgers among buns and top with sliced cheddar. Using a Zen Spirit culinary torch, melt the cheese and finish with sliced onions, tomato, and lettuce. Optionally, burn burger buns as well for a nice crispy taste.

  • 4

    Serve immediately.

Classic Cheeseburgers

Classic Cheeseburgers with Torch

The idea of everybody’s favorite burgers with slightly melted cheese and crispy vegetables sure sounds mouthwatering! Classic cheeseburgers are among the best recipes to use your Zen Spirit Culinary Torch.

First, prepare your burgers with this simple recipe. You will need some high-quality ground beef (make sure not to buy extremely lean cuts or your burgers will end up extremely dry) and a couple of basic spices – salt, pepper, and a pinch of garlic powder will be more than enough.

Classic Cheeseburgers Melting

If you’re not planning to serve these burgers with some condiments, you can add a few drops of Worcestershire sauce to the meat but that’s completely optional. Once burgers are done, top them with a slice or two of cheddar and burn with Zen Spirit Culinary Torch until nicely melted and lightly charred.

If you wish, you can also burn your burgers with a torch for a unique crispy finish you won’t get in a frying pan. Then, all you have to do is top burgers with your favorite toppings such as fresh lettuce, onions, and tomato and serve immediately.

Classic Cheeseburgers Torching

Optionally, brush burger buns with some melted butter and burn with your torch – the results are completely mind-blowing.


Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 357, Protein: 36.1g, Total Carb: 28.9g, Dietary Fiber: 3.4g, Total Fat: 10.6g

Classic Cheeseburgers Serving

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