Change up your burger recipe by making Blackstone Cheese Stuffed Burgers. Stuff your burger with cheese to create the ultimate juicy burger.

Cheese Stuffed Burger cut in half and stacked.
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This stuffed burger recipe is the ultimate burger recipe. We love making cheeseburger on the griddle, but this Blackstone recipe has now become our favorite.

Stuffing burgers with cheese is an easy process and creates a juicy, delicious burger. You may have heard of this burger called Juicy Lucy burger, because the stuffed cheese.

What is in a Juicy Lucy Burger?

The Juicy Lucy Burger can be made in many different ways. A traditional cheeseburger is made with the slice of cheese melted on top.

But a Juicy Lucy burger is made with the cheese stuffed inside. This burger taste amazing and can be served with all your favorite toppings.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed to make cheese stuffed burgers - Hamburger buns, seasoning, slice tomatoes, lettuce, onions, ground beef, and shredded cheese

Scroll to the bottom for the full recipe and ingredients in the recipe card.

Variation Ideas

  • Change the Meat – Feel free to change the meat to ground turkey. You can also combine ground beef and ground turkey.
  • Add Bacon – For added flavor, add pork bacon to the burger.
  • Change the Buns – Feel free to use any type of buns in this recipe. We like using brioche buns or hamburger buns.

How to Make Cheese Stuffed Burger on a Blackstone Griddle 

  • Step 1 – Heat Grill – Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F).
Ground beef in a bowl topped with seasoning on the side of hamburger buns and a bowl of shredded cheese

Step 2 – Combine Seasoning with beef – Mix the ground beef, teaspoon salt and pepper. Then add in Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder together in a bowl. You can even add in paprika.

Ground beef separated in balls in a  bpwl and on the side of hamburger buns and a bowl of shredded cheese

Step 3 – Divide beef – Divide the ground beef into 6 even balls (approximately ⅓ lb each).

Ground beef balls on a plate and one patty topped with shredded cheese

Step 4 – Split the Beef Balls – Divide each ball in half and form into two thin patties.  Place approximately 2-3 tablespoons of the shredded cheese in the center of one patty and then top with the other patty. 

Ground beef balls on a plate with a bowl of shredded cheese and plate of hamburger buns

Step 5 – Seal the edges by pinching them together. 

  • Step 6 – Melt Butter – Melt the butter onto the Blackstone Grill and spread it around. 
  • Step 7 – Place patties on griddle – Place the ground beef patties on the Blackstone grill on the butter.  
  • Step 8 – Press Patties Flat – Gently press flat onto the Blackstone Grill making sure that you do not expose the cheese.  Do not smash it all the way down but just press slightly to form a burger patty.
  • Step 9 – Cook Patties – Cook the patties for 3-5 minutes on each side.
  • Step 10 – Flip Burgers – Flip the burgers and cook until burgers are cooked through (3-4 more minutes).
  • Step 11 – Remove from grill – Remove the patties from the grill.  
  • Step 12 – Toast Buns – Place the buns on the grill, cut side down for approximately 1 minute until browned.  Remove the buns from the grill. 
Slice tomato topped on lettuce on a plate

Step 13 – Add toppings – Add a lettuce leaf and onions to the bottom bun of each bun.

Hamburger patty on slice onions and lettuce on a plate

Step 14 – Top with beef – Add beef to each of the hamburger buns on top of the lettuce.

  • Step 14 – Serve and Enjoy – Then top each patty with the lettuce, tomatoes and condiments of your choice.  Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Tips

  • Cooking Burgers – Make sure to preheat the griddle and oil it with olive oil. Gently press the burger balls down to flatten. This helps to cook the burgers evenly.
  • Serving – Serve these Minneapolis burger with fries, salad, or a side of fruit.
Cheese stuffed burger on a plate with chips

What is the Best Cheese to use?

You can use any type of cheese or brand that you prefer. We do recommend grating the cheese yourself instead of using pre-shredded cheese.

Try some of these options:

  • Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • American Cheese
  • Swiss Cheese

Can I Make on the Stovetop?

Yes, you can make this smash burger on a cast iron skillet or regular pan over medium heat. Combine the beef with the seasoning mixture in a large bowl.

Then stuff the burger with the cheese and cook until burger is cooked through.

Place your favorite toppings on the top of the bun and add your hamburger patty. Top the burger with slice tomato, pickles, and caramelized onions for delicious flavor.

Cheese stuffed burger on a plate cut in half with chips

How Long to Cook Cheese Stuffed Burger

These smash burger do not take long when cooked on a heated griddle. You will cook the burgers for about 5 minutes on each side. The melted cheese will be ooey, gooey and so delicious.

How to Store Leftovers

Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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Blackstone Cheese Stuffed Burgers

5 from 4 votes
Change up your burger recipe by making Blackstone Cheese Stuffed Burgers. Stuff your burger with cheese to create the ultimate juicy burger.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 526

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Lean Ground Beef
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 6 Lettuce Leaves
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 2 Tomatoes sliced
  • 6 Hamburger Buns
  • Condiments of your Choice: Ketchup Mustard or Mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees F).
  • Mix the ground beef, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and garlic powder together in a bowl.
  • Divide the ground beef into 6 even balls (approximately ⅓ lb each).
  • Divide each ball in half and form into two thin patties.  Place approximately 2-3 tablespoons of the shredded cheese in the center of one patty and then top with the other patty.  Seal the edges by pinching them together.
  • Melt the butter onto the Blackstone Grill and spread it around.
  • Place the ground beef patties on the Blackstone grill on the butter.
  • Gently press flat onto the Blackstone Grill making sure that you do not expose the cheese.  Do not smash it all the way down but just press slightly to form a burger patty.
  • Cook the patties for 3-5 minutes.
  • Flip the burgers and cook until burgers are cooked through (3-4 more minutes).
  • Remove the patties from the grill.
  • Place the buns on the grill, cut side down for approximately 1 minute until browned.  Remove the buns from the grill.
  • Add a lettuce leaf and onions to the bottom bun of each bun.
  • Add beef to each of the hamburger buns on top of the lettuce.
  • Then top each patty with the tomatoes and condiments of your choice.  Serve warm and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 526kcal, Carbohydrates 26g, Protein 40g, Fat 28g, Saturated Fat 12g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 11g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 114mg, Sodium 1126mg, Potassium 623mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 5g, Vitamin A 1898IU, Vitamin C 7mg, Calcium 220mg, Iron 5mg

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