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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.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American BBQ
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 41 minutes
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