Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon

Smoky Pork Burgers with Grilled Sweet Onion

Scott Phillips

Servings: 4

Burgers aren’t just for summer. These get their smoky flavor not from the grill but from smoked paprika mixed into the meat. A garlicky mayonnaise tops them off.


  • 1-1/2 lb. ground pork
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt
  • Vegetable oil for the pan
  • 1 small sweet onion, cut crosswise into 4 thick slices
  • 2 large cloves garlic, mashed to a paste with 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 rolls, split and toasted
  • 4 romaine leaves (optional)

Nutritional Information

  • Calories (kcal) : 780
  • Fat Calories (kcal): 440
  • Fat (g): 49
  • Saturated Fat (g): 21
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 9
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g): 11
  • Cholesterol (mg): 245
  • Sodium (mg): 1010
  • Carbohydrates (g): 43
  • Fiber (g): 2
  • Protein (g): 41


  • Mix the pork, parsley, paprika, and 1 tsp. salt with your hands until just combined. Shape into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.
  • Oil a grill pan and heat over medium-high heat. Grill the burgers, flipping once, until cooked through (160°F), about 15 minutes total. If there’s room on the pan, grill the onion slices at the same time, flipping once, until tender, about 7 minutes. Otherwise, keep the burgers warm, covered loosely in foil, while you grill the onion.
  • Stir the garlic into the mayonnaise and spread it on the rolls. Serve the burgers on the rolls topped with the onion slices and lettuce, if using.


Rate or Review

Reviews (4 reviews)

  • jvalverde92 | 02/22/2016

    Wow that seems amazing! cursos online csif 2017

  • Krispie | 02/11/2015

    This was very tasty - not wow out of this world, but definstely a nice change up to a burger and super easy to make, I would definstely make it again.

  • MairiC | 01/24/2015

    The smoked paprika was just right in these burgers. I added some minced garlic to the burgers as well, and cilantro instead of parsley. For the garlic mayo I also added some lemon juice and zest, a tsp of Dijon mustard, and salt and pepper. The mayo was great on the burgers and also served with garlic cilantro fries to dip

  • User avater
    Pielove | 01/08/2015

    Delicious and easy! I used half yogurt and half mayo for the sauce-- my kid loved the burgers and licked the bowl of sauce clean. The sauce has a good amount of raw garlic-- share it with someone you love.

Rate this Recipe

Write a Review


View All


Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks

We hope you’ve enjoyed your free articles. To keep reading, subscribe today.

Get the print magazine, 25 years of back issues online, over 7,000 recipes, and more.