Philly Cheese Steak Burgers





Calling all burger lovers! While we all love a good, traditional burger, there’s certainly a time and place for delicious twists on the classic. And with BBQ season upon us, now is the perfect time to try our awesome Philly Cheesesteak Burger recipe. This recipe makes four servings, making it perfect for a family dinner, but can easily be doubled or tripled to serve a larger crowd. After you’ve made them, share the recipe with your fellow burger lovers on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

Before making the burger patties, preheat your grill for medium to hot direct grilling. You’ll want to maintain a constant grill temperature of 400°F to 450°F. To make four servings, form 1 pound of ground beef (preferably 85% lean ground beef) into patties and sprinkle all over with salt and pepper.

Swirl 1 tablespoon of extra-virgin olive oil in a large cast iron skillet. Layer half of a sliced onion and half of a sliced sweet bell pepper in the skillet and place skillet on the hot grill surface. Cook until the vegetables are sizzling in the oil. Stir the vegetables and continue cooking, stirring often, until they are soft.

Meanwhile, cook burgers according to the directions below. When ready, top the burgers with the peppers and onions, dividing them evenly among all four patties. Then top each burger with three slices of Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar or 1 Year Cheddar or Extra Sharp Cheddar Cracker Cuts and cover the grill to cook burgers until they reach the preferred level of doneness and the cheese is melted. Serve on buns with a side of fries, macaroni salad, or potato salad. Enjoy!

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  • 1 pound ground beef, preferably 85% lean
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon heat tolerant cooking oil
  • ½ medium onion, sliced
  • ½ sweet bell pepper, sliced
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted if desired


  1. PREHEAT charcoal or gas grill to medium-hot for direct grilling. Temperature sensor on the lid should read a constant 400°F to 450°F.

  2. FORM beef into 4 burger patties. Sprinkle all over with salt and pepper.
  3. SWIRL the oil in the 12-inch cast iron skillet. Layer in onion and peppers and place skillet on the hot grill surface, slightly to one side. Cook until the vegetables are sizzling in the oil, about 3 minutes. Stir the vegetables and continue cooking, stirring often, until they are soft, about 12 minutes.

  4. PLACE burgers on the grill next to the skillet, when there is about 4 minutes left for the peppers.
  5. COOK, rotating ¼ degrees after 2 minutes for a total of 4 minutes on the first side.
  6. SCRAPE peppers and onions to one side of the skillet with a spatula.
  7. FLIP two burgers onto their uncooked side on the plain side of the skillet. Use tongs or the spatula to top the burgers with half of the pepper mixture, dividing evenly.
  8. REPEAT clearing spots and topping with the remaining two burgers.
  9. TOP with three slices of cheese per burger.
  10. COVER the grill and let cook until the burgers are cooked to desired doneness and the cheese is melted, about 4 – 6 minutes.
  11. SERVE on buns and enjoy.

Recipe Tips

For added convenience use any flavor of Cabot’s ready-to serve Cracker Cuts.



Serving Size
1/4 recipe
per serving
Amount/Serving % Daily Value
31 grams
Saturated Fat
12 grams
105 milligrams
950 milligrams
25 grams
2 grams
33 grams
300 milligrams
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Cheese As You Please

Our naturally-aged cheddars have 0g of lactose per serving! So go ahead, dig in.

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