The Beast Burger


The Beast Burger

This behemoth, double patty delight poses a welcome challenge for both burger and cheese lovers alike.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 2 to 2 ½ pounds of ground beef
  • 1 large sweet onion sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pat of butter
  • Old Croc Sharp or Extra Sharp Cheddar
  • 8 slices of honey maple deli ham
  • 4 pretzel rolls
  • salt and pepper for taste
  • Sauce:
  • 1/3 cup of mayo
  • 2 tbsps grainy mustard


  1. To start, whisk mayo and mustard in a small bowl. Refrigerate.  

  2. Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium/high heat. Add butter and melt. Add the onions and stir occasionally for about 30 minutes. Onions will become a dark brown color. Tip: If onions begin to burn, occasionally stir in a small amount of water while cooking. Once browned, keep warm in pan on low heat.

  3. Season the ground beef with salt and pepper and mold it into 8 patties. Cook them over medium heat for 5 minutes, on both sides. In the last minute of cooking, top with a couple slices of Old Croc, let melt.
  4. Spread sauce on bottom of bun, layer each bun with 2 slices of ham, 1 cheeseburger patty, caramelized onions, another patty, caramelized onions and more sauce. Dig in!!