Gouda Beer Cheeseburgers

Creamy cheese sauce to top a juicy burger will make the start of summer super tasty!

Recipe Details

Prep Time: 20min

Cook Time: 20min

Serves: 8


  • 2 lb (1 kg) medium ground beef
  • 1 pkg (450 g) turkey breakfast sausages (casings removed) pinch each of salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter, softened
  • 8 pretzel or brioche hamburger buns, sliced
  • Boston lettuce leaves
Gouda Beer Cheese Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) India Pale Ale (IPA) beer
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded gouda cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) 35% whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cream cheese
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each, paprika and ground mustard
  • pinch each of salt and pepper


Step One - Gouda Beer Cheese Sauce:

In a saucepan, bring beer to a gentle boil over medium low heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Whisk in cheese, whipping cream, and cream cheese until smooth. Whisk in paprika, mustard, salt, and pepper; set aside.

Step Two - Burgers:

Preheat grill to medium heat.

Step Three - Burgers:

In a large bowl, mix beef, sausage meat, salt and pepper with your hands until well combined. Divide into 8 and shape each mound into 3/4 inch (2 cm) thick patties. Gently make a small divot in the centre of the burger.

Step Four - Burgers:

Place burgers on greased grill over medium heat and grill, turning once after about 15 minutes or until no longer pink inside or meat thermometer registers 165 F (74 C).

Step Five - Burgers:

Spread butter on cut sides of buns and toast lightly on grill. Top bottom buns with lettuce. Place patties on top and spoon Gouda Beer Cheese Sauce over top. Top with buns.

Nutritional info per serving (1/8th recipe or 1 burger with cheese sauce):
760 calories, 45 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 44 g fat, 1 g fibre, 1010 mg sodium, 178 mg calcium


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