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Summer is officially upon us, and that means it’s time to fire up the grill! It’s hard to beat a perfect burger, but if you’re anything like us, you probably get bored with those same old toppings.

While doing some serious burger-tasting, in search of one-of-a-kind toppings (all on your behalf, of course) we found some truly amazing options for you to try! Here are some atypical burger toppings that will shock your taste buds in the very best way.

1.     Peanut Butter Burgers

“Peanut butter?! On a burger?!” Don’t knock it until you try it. The creamy texture and semi-sweet flavor go perfectly with beef. And to fully commit to the PB life, try the crunchy kind! If you need some ideas, this awesome peanut butter burger recipe is definitely a winner in our book. 

2.     Hummus Burgers

Contrary to popular belief, hummus is more than just something to dip your pita bread in – it’s also great on burgers! Toss some caramelized onions and smoky mayo on top and prepare for a party in your mouth. For additional details on perfecting your hummus burger, check out this link.



3.     Maple Syrup Burgers

We’re ALL about drizzling some syrup on our food: pancakes, waffles, french toast…  so why not burgers? And nothing goes with maple syrup quite like bourbon, so we might as well throw that into the mix. Here is a delicious maple bourbon burger recipe – you won’t be able to put it down until it’s gone!


4.     Fried Pickle Burgers

Sure, you’ve put pickles on a burger, but frying them takes it to the next level. Trust us and check out this fried pickle slider recipe that is to die for.

5.     Sriracha Mayo Burgers

Sriracha is good on pretty much anything from tacos to noodles and rice. Sriracha mayo combines sweet spice with the creamy texture of mayo. If you’re new to the sriracha mayo game, this spicy burger recipe won’t disappoint.

6.     Kimchi Burgers

Fans of Korean cuisine already know how awesome kimchi is, but everyone could benefit from slapping some on a burger. If you haven’t tried kimchi before, it’s basically just spicy cabbage that can be used for different flavor combos. For those ready to take the plunge, this Asian burger recipe is a great introduction. 


7.     Guacamole Burgers

Guacamole is amazing on chips but hot sauce or pepper jack cheese paired up with guac makes for a pretty tasty burger. Don’t believe us? Try this awesome guacamole burger recipe