macaroni and cheese stuffed cheeseburger

Mac and Cheese Stuffed Cheeseburger recipe and video - 19 Cheeseburger recipes

There isn't much better than a good burger or a bowl of mac and cheese - so putting the two together creating this cheesy mac and cheese stuffed burger is one of the most delicious burger ever
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword burger recipe, mac and cheese burger, stuffed burger
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 burgers
Calories 1007kcal
Author Ashlee Marie


mac and cheese

  • 1/2 lbs macaroni cooked
  • 1/2-1 shallot
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1 C half n half
  • 6 oz shredded cheese blend I use sharp cheddar, cloth bound cheddar and gruyere
  • Salt and White pepper to taste
  • 3 oz extra shredded cheese

Caramelized onions and pepper

  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large pablano pepper


  • 3 lbs ground chuck
  • Seasoned salt
  • pepper
  • onion powder
  • 6 slices pepper jack cheese or another cheese you like for melting on top
  • brioche buns


Mac and cheese

  • in a saucepan on med/low heat melt the butter and add the shallots - cook until fragrent
  • add the flour and stir - cooking until the roux is a light tan
  • then add the half n half (I just make my own with milk and cream since I always have both on hand) and stir until thick
  • take off the heat and add the cheese - stir until melted
  • then take out some of the sauce - about 1/2-2/3rds cup - to top your burgers with later
  • add the noodles and stir
  • add the extra cheese (optional - for cheese chunks) and spread out in the bottom of a pan - I made a double batch in the video but you could use a 9x13 pan for this size batch - refrigerate until firm - 2 hours

Caramelized onion and pepper

  • over medium heat add some oil to a non stick pan
  • slice the onion and pepper and add to the oil
  • stirring occasionally cook until the onions are a dark golden color - about 15 mins


  • while the onion is cooking season your ground chuck with pepper and onion powder (or whatever you like to use) and mix it - go as heavy or light as you prefer
  • Cut the mac and cheese into circles - I cut mine 3 1/2 inches
  • press out the meat into a flat circle, around 4 1/2 inches around and about 1/2 inch thick
  • place a mac and cheese round on top - cover with another round of meat and seal the edges (you can pull away any excess)
  • sprinkles salt on both sides of patties
  • place in a hot skillet with some oil in it and cook for about 5 mins on the first side, flip and cook about 5 mins on the second side (I like to use a lid simply to make sure the mac and cheese is getting heated inside
  • about the last min add slices of cheese (I used pepper jack) to the burger, add an ice cube to the pan for moisture and put a lid on it.
  • add to a toasted brioche bun, top with the onions and extra cheese sauce and the top bun! ENJOY!



Calories: 1007kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 60g | Fat: 75g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 252mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 810mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 880IU | Vitamin C: 17.8mg | Calcium: 590mg | Iron: 5.3mg