Cedar Planked Burgers

Cedar Planked Burgers

  • BBQ Type: Grill
  • Fuel: Charcoal
  • Cooking Time: 25 min
  • 2 portions


  • 1 lb - Ground beef
  • 4 Slices of bacon
  • ½ Minced red onions
  • 1 tbsp - Freshly chopped oregano
  • 1 tbsp - Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tbsp - Coarse sea salt
  • ½ tbsp - Ground black pepper
  • 2 Slices of american or cheddar cheese
  • 2 Thick slices of red onions
  • ½ tbsp - Olive or vegetable oil
  • Burger breads
  • Cedar plank, soaked in water for one hour


  1. Preheat your grill for indirect;
  2. Mix the ground beef with the minced onions, oregano, coarse sea salt, Worcestershire sauce and ground black pepper in a bowl, then make two patties of about ½ pound each;
  3. Sear the burgers over direct coals, 2 – 3 minutes per side and place a cast iron skillet over hot coals with the bacon slices;
  4. Move the beef patties on the cedar plank and cook in indirect with the lid closed for 15 to 20 minutes at 350 – 400°F;
  5. Add the cheese over the beef patties and grill the onion slices over direct heat, then close the lid for another 5 minutes.

Serve the burgers directly on the cedar plank with your favorite choice of condiments.

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