The Ultimate Brisket Burger


The Ultimate Brisket Burger

The Ultimate Brisket Burger

Most brisket burgers are made with ground brisket, but this meat lovers delight tops a flavorful garlic burger patty with slices of barbecued brisket. Yes it's a messy sandwich, but you know that only means it's going to be good.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 41 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American BBQ
Servings 4 People


  • 2 pounds ground beef (chuck)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound barbecued brisket, sliced or chopped
  • 2-3 cups prepared coleslaw
  • 4-5 deli buns
  • for sauce:
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar


  • Preheat grill for medium-high heat.
  • In a large bowl combine ground meat with minced garlic. Form into 4-5 equal sized oblong patties (about the same length as the deli buns). Season patties with salt and black pepper and place on the grill.
  • Grill meat for 6-8 minutes per side or until internal temperature (in the thickest part of patty reaches 165 degrees F. Remove from heat, place onto a cutting board or baking tray and lightly tent with aluminum foil.
  • Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise with barbecue sauce and cider vinegar. You can transfer to a condiment bottle for easier use.
  • Place cooked burger patties onto deli buns, top with warmed sliced brisket, drizzle with sauce, finish off with a nice helping of coleslaw, and dig in!


Photo by: Sabrina Baksh