Red, White & Bleu Burgers

Just in time for the summer holidays, these patriotic Red, White and Bleu Burgers are the perfect main attraction for your BBQ. A juicy hamburger, spiced up with jalapenos and garlic then topped with a generous helping of bleu cheese. They’re quick, easy and super delicious and sure to have everyone reaching for seconds! 

Red White Bleu Burgers on a bun with bleu cheese on top and plated on a paper tray with blue stars

I know, I know, bad play on words, but I couldn’t help myself since the bleu cheese on these hamburgers was just so gosh darn good. And you know what? If you don’t like bleu cheese, you can leave it off or add any other cheese and they will still be out of this world delicious. So get that grill going this fourth and cook up these world class hamburgers. 

Hamburgers on grill cooking

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Red, White & Bleu Burgers
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
13 mins

Easy Red, White and Bleu Burgers are the perfect addition to your Memorial Day BBQ. A juicy hamburger, spicy jalapenos & bleu cheese topping are a sure hit!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keywords: bleu burger, grilled hamburger, patriotic burger
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 515 kcal
Author: Linda Warren
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1-2 jalapeno peppers chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic or 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 oz crumbled Bleu cheese
  • 4 hamburger rolls
  • Lettuce & tomato
  1. Mix ground beef with onion, jalapenos, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Divide into 4 portions. Form into patties, making sure to mold it enough for the meat to stick together.

  3. Once made, form a small depression in the center of each patty to keep the hamburger from puffing up into a round ball during grilling.

  4. Preheat grill.
  5. Grill hamburgers for about 8 minutes for medium doneness, turning halfway through.

  6. Sprinkle blue cheese on the top of hot burgers and remove immediately to platter.

  7. If you prefer your hamburger buns toasted on the grill, when there is about 4 minutes left, slice them in half and put face down on grill. You can pick at them from time to time to check on them as they can char rather quickly.

  8. To serve: Lay bun open on plate. Place cheeseburger on the bottom of hamburger bun. On the top of bun, place a little lettuce and a nice slice of tomato. If you have a decorative toothpick with a blue top, stick through tomato to make it a special 4th of July presentation.
Nutrition Facts
Red, White & Bleu Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 515 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Cholesterol 102mg34%
Sodium 702mg29%
Potassium 460mg13%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 5.7mg7%
Calcium 244mg24%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Red, White & Bleu Burgers

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