Smoked Gouda Burger with Spicy Pickles and Special Sauce recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Smoked Gouda Burger with Spicy Pickles and Special Sauce

Serves 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dill relish
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 6 ounces smoked Gouda cheese, sliced
  • 16 - 20 spicy pickle chips
  • 4 burger buns


  1. Form ground beef in four equal patties (6-ounces each); refrigerate.
  2. In a small bowl, combine barbecue sauce, mayonnaise and relish; set aside.
  3. Preheat a cast iron skillet on the stovetop, or a grill to medium high. Season burgers with salt and pepper, sear 3-4 minutes on the first side, flip and top each with smoked Gouda. Cover and cook another 3-4 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 160°F.
  4. Spread sauce on the bottom of four buns, top with 4-5 pickles, burger and top bun.


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