Cheddar Onion Straw Burger

A Cheddar Onion Straw Burger is a plump and juicy beef patty loaded with cheddar cheese and piled high with homemade onion straws and a dollop of Sweet Fire Sauce.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 691kcal
Author Christine Mello



  • 2 pounds ground chuck
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 large sandwich buns
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese
  • 8 medium lettuce leaves

Sweet Fire Sauce

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Thai Chili Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha


  • Prepare Spicy Onion Straws, set aside or in oven on 200°F to stay warm.
  • In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, chili sauce, honey and sriracha. Set aside.
  • Wash lettuce and tear leaves to fit buns.
  • In a large bowl, break up the ground chuck into small pieces. Season beef with salt and pepper to taste. Form beef into 8 patties, 1/4 pound each. On a pre-heated grill or grill pan on the stove, cook each burger to desired temperature. Add a slice of white cheddar cheese on top of each burger and cook until the cheese is melted and dripping. Set aside.
  • Toast both the top and bottom of the buns. Top each bun bottom with lettuce and a cheeseburger patty, then pile on the Spicy Onion Straws.
  • Drizzle sauce over the onion straws and on the top bun.
  • Serve hot.


Nutrition information does not include the onion straws.


Serving: 1Burger | Calories: 691kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 778mg | Potassium: 442mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2067IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 285mg | Iron: 5mg