How To Make Smoked Hamburgers At Home

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Have you ever cooked burgers with a smoker? Try smoked hamburger once and you won’t get back to regular burgers. Of course! This recipe takes more time and patience. But, believe me, it’s worth it. Smoking the burger and the patty adds crispiness and slight char to it.

Smoked hamburger with chips

A smoked hamburger is a perfect savory delight. The juicy beef, when smoked, gets a slightly crispy layer of seasoning. You can season the beef and add toppings as per your choice. Prefer reverse smoking the beef at 435 F over conventional smoking methods. So, what are you waiting for? Read this recipe and get ready to make this delicious burger.

For smoked hamburger, place the slices of hamburger on the smoker and smoke for at least two to three minutes. Season the beef with oil, garlic powder, salt, and onion powder. After removing the burgers, smoke the seasoned beef patty for about 30 minutes. Assemble the patty with the burger slices, tomato slices, onion slices. 

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Smoked hamburger with ketchup

Smoked Hamburger Recipe

Smoked Hamburger has a juicy beef patty seasoned with multiple flavors. The patty and hamburger are smoked. This imparts smokiness in the burger and makes it super delicious.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 744 kcal


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  • 2 pounds Ground Beef
  • 4 Hamburger Buns
  • 1 Onion (sliced)
  • 1 Tomato (sliced)
  • Bunch Lettuce
  • 1/4 cup Mustard
  • 1/4 cup Ketchup
  • 2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Onion Powder


  • Lay the burger slices on the grates of the pre-heated smoker (at 225 F). Smoke them until their internal temperature reaches 15 F.
  • Increase the temperature of the smoker to 435 F after removing the hamburgers. Season ground beef by apply mustard oil, salt, garlic powder, and onion powder on it. Make sure you spread the seasoning all over the beef before cutting it into small patties.
  • Place ground beef patties on the smoker and smoke for 30 minutes until the internal temperature of the patties is 165 F. Now, assemble the buns and patties with toppings of your choice.



Calories: 744kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 1846mg | Potassium: 863mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 6mg
Keyword American cuisine, Hamburger, Smoked hamburgers
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