I can’t stress the importance of learning how to make your favorite takeout meals at home. That’s why I love this homemade Shake Shack burger recipe. It proves that I can eat my FAVORITE burger anytime I want, without waiting in crazy lines!
Ready to take it for a spin?
PS- this recipe was not sponsored by Shake Shack. I just love their food.
What you need to know about this homemade Shake Shack burger recipe:
- Traditionally, Shake Shack burgers have thin-ish beef patties (not as thin as other takeout chains though). I used beef patties from ButcherBox that were pre-made, but you can make your own with ground beef! You can also try this with turkey burgers, chicken burgers and veggie burgers of your choice.
- As always, fixin’s are optional. Lose the tomato, lettuce and cheese if you must. Other ideas: caramelized onions, regular onions, pickles, pickled jalapeno, avocado, and whatever else you normally like to put on your burger. Are these traditional? No. But if it makes you enjoy this meal more, that’s all I care about.
- Vegan? Use a veggie burger, non-dairy mayo and non-dairy cheese slices.
- Gluten-free? Use a gluten-free bun.
I can’t wait to see you make these your own!
Ok, this is not a meal prep recipe. I would not advise meal prepping these burgers. Think of this as a fun summery recipe to pull out when you feel like you need to shake things up! (pun intended)
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