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Grilled Triple Cheeseburger

Grilled Triple Cheeseburger

By Traeger Kitchen

What’s better than a cheeseburger? A burger with 2 extra patties. Give Traeger’s triple cheeseburger recipe a try the next time you do burger night at the house.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
Special Sauce
4 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
2 Tablespoon ketchup
4 Teaspoon sweet pickle relish
1 Teaspoon Sugar
1 Teaspoon distilled white vinegar
4 Pound 80/20 ground beef
1 Tablespoon Traeger Beef Rub
12 slices of American cheese
4 hamburger buns
For Serving
Pickles, for serving
1 Large tomato, sliced
Butter lettuce, for serving
1 Large white onion, sliced


  • 1

    Make the special sauce: In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, sugar, and vinegar. Set aside until ready to use.

    • 4 Tablespoon Mayonnaise

    • 2 Tablespoon ketchup

    • 4 Teaspoon sweet pickle relish

    • 1 Teaspoon Sugar

    • 1 Teaspoon distilled white vinegar

  • 2

    Make the burgers: When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 400℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

  • 3

    Divide the ground beef mixture into 12 portions, 5 ounces each, then gently shape into patties. Season the patties on both sides with the Traeger Beef Rub.

    • 4 Pound 80/20 ground beef

    • 1 Tablespoon Traeger Beef Rub

  • 4

    Arrange the patties directly on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook for 4 minutes, then flip and cook for 2 minutes longer. Top each patty with a slice of cheese, close the lid again, and cook until the cheese is melted, 2 minutes more. During the last minute of cooking, place the buns on the grill to toast.

    400 ˚F / 204 ˚C

    • 12  slices of American cheese

    • 4  hamburger buns

  • 5

    To assemble, spread a bit of special sauce on the bottom buns, then top each with pickles, a slice of tomato, a piece of lettuce, 3 burger patties, and a slice of onion. Spread more special sauce on the top buns, then place atop the burgers. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

    •  Pickles, for serving

    • 1 Large tomato, sliced

    •  Butter lettuce, for serving

    • 1 Large white onion, sliced

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