Smash Burgers On Weber Griddle

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It happens to all of us, we hand patty a nice big burger and the next thing you know… it puffs up into a huge burger ball on the grill.  We are here to help with some quick and easy tips to help keep that burger nice and flat.

Smash Burgers On Weber Griddle

Watch as Chef Jason, Ace's Grilling Expert, shows the features and benefits of the Weber Griddle as he completes a first cook on it. See a recipe that will get you familiar with how this griddle works.


Yield: Serves 4 People

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 6-8 Minutes

Cook Temp: Medium High Griddle Heat



Measure   Ingredient                              Prep Notes      

2 lb                  Ground Beef, Chuck                                    Divide into 8 equal portions           
4 ea                Buns, Burger, Brioche                                 Or sesame seed buns     
2-3 tbsp          Cow Cover, Kosmo Q                                          
4 slices           Cheese, American, Sliced
8 slices           Bacon, Applewood, thick                Cooked
4ea                 Eggs, Fresh, Large
                        Leaf Lettuce, Washed                         As Garnish
                        Red Onion, Sliced                                As Garnish  
                        Tomato, Fresh, Sliced                        As Garnish  
Pickle, Spear                                                                  As Garnish                          



Preparation Directions:

Wash All Vegetables prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills and any cooking tools
Clean Weber Griddle surface and ignite griddle, adjust temp to Medium High Heat
** Remove lid before lighting and keep lid off/open during cooking
While griddle is heating up – prep Burger Patties as follows
Divide 2lb ground beef into 8 equal sized portions – AKA Burger Balls
Knead the beef (portion) together to help combine the beef back together after being ground
Once the griddle has reached medium high heat
Place the burger balls onto the griddle surface and let sit for 2 minutes
Using the weber griddle press, carefully smash down the burger balls into patties and hold for 5 seconds to set the burger
Once burgers are pressed, add the bacon to cook or warm up
Season burgers on the top side and cook for 2-3 minutes, then flip.  Flip Bacon at this time
After burgers are flipped, lightly season the second side and add a slice of cheese to each burger
Cook for 2-3 minutes on the second side
Remove the bacon and add the eggs to the griddle, cook to desired doneness
Toast buns on griddle and place onto a plate
Build the burgers and top with cooked egg and bacon
Garnish with Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions and Pickles
Published on 3/23/2023
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