Steamed Cheeseburgers

Steamed Cheeseburgers

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Gary G


I was inspired to try to make these at home after watching the Travel Channel when they aired a piece about Ted's Restaurant in Meriden, CT. He makes these awesome looking, gooey cheese covered burgers. I can't think of anyone who has a steam box like Ted has, so after viewing the episode, I wanted one! So, I grabbed my patty press from the cupboard and went on to try my own. I used a large frying pan, lid and the wire rack from my toaster oven. I was pleasantly surprised with my new go to method for burgers when it's too cold to grill outside. no grease mess either!


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
15 Min


How to Make Steamed Cheeseburgers


  1. using a patty press, or your hands, form burgers into 6 ounce patties. season with salt and pepper or as you like.
  2. in a large frying pan, place a wire rack. fill with water to just below the rack and heat on high with lid on until steam develops
  3. place burger patties on rack, cover and steam 10-12 minutes. add cheese and steam for up to 1 additional minute or until cheese melts. Since no flipping is involved place a slice of onion on the pattie if you desire.
  4. place burgers on bun and garnish. ENJOY! This recipe makes four 6 ounce hamburgers.

Printable Recipe Card

About Steamed Cheeseburgers

Course/Dish: Beef Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 3 Comments & Reviews

Recipes For A Christmas Dinner

Recipes for a Christmas Dinner

Kitchen Crew

Hosting your first Christmas dinner and in need of recipes? Hosting your 20th Christmas and looking for new menu ideas? I've got you covered. These Blue Ribbon recipes will be...

How To Make Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Compound butter sounds extremely fancy and hard to make. In reality, it is extremely simple to prepare and will enhance any meal. They are made by mixing softened butter with...

22 A+ Back-to-school Recipes

22 A+ Back-To-School Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It's time to go back, back, back to school again! Check out these quick and easy dinner recipes that the entire family (yes, we said entire family...even the picky eaters)...