Cowboy Burgers with Homemade Onion Rings

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


Make your ordinary burger extra special with homemade onion rings. Recipe from



  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef or sirloin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Cheddar cheese slices
  • Barbecue Sauce {we like Sweet Baby Rays}
  • Lettuce & Tomato
  • Hamburger Buns
  • Jalapeno Slices {optional}

Onion Rings

  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced 3/4 inch thick rings
  • 1 cup flour, all-purpose or self-rising
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce {optional}
  • 6-8 cup canola oil for frying



  1. Combine beef, salt and pepper and form into patties
  2. Grill over medium-high heat {time will depend on thickness of burger}
  3. Spread barbecue sauce on bun, top with burger, lettuce, tomato, onion rings and jalapeno slices if desired

Onion Rings

  1. Clean and slice onion rings, separate into rings
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, salt and hot sauce {if desired}
  3. Add water and whisk until blended
  4. Add onion rings and toss gently
  5. Add oil to large skillet and heat to 350 degrees
  6. Fry onion rings until golden brown
  7. Remove to paper towel to drain


Serve with Bush’s Black Bean Fiesta Grillin’ Beans, Pasta Salad and Fresh Strawberry Tarts for a perfect Father’s Day Meal.

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