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Messy Burger with a side salad on a plate

Pretty Messy Burger Recipe

This messy burger is next level delicious. Packed full of cheese, onions, and mushrooms, it's about to become one of your new favorite cheat meals!
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Keyword burger recipe, messy burger
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 500kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet Kraft Burger Seasoning or other favorite seasoning
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 lb mushrooms
  • 5 slices of cheese
  • 5 buns
  • mayonnaise
  • ketchup
  • Garlic Olive Oil
  • salt & pepper


  • Slice the onions into half rings and slice the mushrooms into thin pieces. On high heat, fry the mushrooms and onions until golden brown and season them with salt and pepper. Set the veggies aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix the ground beef and Kraft Burger Seasoning together with your hands. Form burger patties about 3/4-inch thick.
    5 beef patties each about 3/4 of an inch thick all on a plate
  • Pop a couple of burgers into the same skillet that you cooked the onions and mushrooms and turn the heat to low. Cook one side for 5 minutes and the other side for 4 minutes.
    Pattie on a skillet with oil
  • Place a slice of cheese on the bottom bun, followed by a burger patty and a handful of the onion and mushroom mixture. Cover the top bun with mayo and ketchup and pop it on top. Repeat until all your burgers are dressed.
    Messy Burger in a row on a long plate
  • Let the burgers rest for 2-3 minutes so they can set a little. Enjoy!


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 525mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 167IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 13mg