Smashed Burger

Smashed Burger Recipe


  • Ground beef
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Onion
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Pickles
  • Hamburger Buns
  • Hamburger sauce
  • Tomatoes



  1. Form the ground beef into a 2" balls.
  2. In a pre-heated 12" Cast Iron Frying Pan add the ground beef and press it out in the pan using a spatula or a meat press.
  3. After 1 - 2 minutes, lower the heat to medium-low, flip the burger, add cheddar cheese, and cover with a lid until the cheese has melted, about 1 minute.
  4. Remove from the heat.
  5. Serve with lettuce, finely chopped onion, hamburger sauce, pickles, chopped tomatoes and optionally some French fries.


ingredients for smashed burger recipe

 spreading the ground beef with a meat press

ground beef for a smashed burger in a cast iron skillet
pan lid on a cast iron skillet
smashed burger with cheddar cheese
Double smashed burger with frensh fries in the background

holding smashed burger in hand


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