As I was starting to plan our Memorial Day menu and going through a few favorite recipes Chloe asked me if I would make hamburgers. How, after almost 10 years since Weelicious started has there been no beef burger recipe on the site?! 

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Sure there are Zucchini Turkey Burgers, Salmon Burgers, even Chicken Sun Dried Tomato Burgers, but not a single classic beef burger recipe. That is all about to change. This Guacamole Cheddar Burger will make all of your long weekend wishes come true and more!


Sure, I love a simple burger, but have you ever had avocado with your burger? It totally takes it up a big notch and transforms it into heaven between two buns. Add a slice of cheddar cheese and you’ve got a total game changer. 


The truth is that you don’t even need the bun because everything in between is so darn satisfying, but if you do go for a bun make sure to grab one that’s as special as what you’re putting in between.


You couldn’t pick a more family friendly recipe this long weekend when you’ve got a gaggle of friends stopping by and want to offer a special treat that will make everyone happy as can be!


Guacamole Cheddar Burger

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Servings: 1 burger
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 1 pound ground beef (80/20)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher or sea salt, divided
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 small lime
  • 1 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • burger buns
  • 1 tomato, sliced


  • Place the beef, garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl and using your hands mix to thoroughly combine. Divide the meat into 6 pieces and form into 1/4-1/2 inch thick patties. 
  • Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat and cook the burgers for 3 minutes on each side or until medium rare. Top with cheese and cook another minute or until cheese melts.
  • While burgers are cooking, cut the avocados in half, remove the pit and scoop the flesh into a bowl. Squeeze in the juice of a lime, 1/2 teaspoon salt and cilantro and mash until a few pieces of avocado remain.
  • Place a slice of tomato on the buns, top with cheese burgers, a large spoonful of guacamole and top with remaining bun. 
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Catherine is a mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.

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