December 8, 2022

Lecafe moustache

Delicious food

Easy Homemade Burger Seasoning – A Southern Soul

This post may contain affiliate links.

Add the BEST flavor to burgers with this easy-to-make burger seasoning recipe. It only takes a few pantry ingredients and 5 minutes to make a blend that takes a burger from ordinary to extraordinary!

Homemade burger seasoning sprinkled on hamburger patties ready to cook.

Have you ever wondered what makes restaurant burgers so dang good? First, they make sure they use fresh ground meat and then add a secret to bring out the best flavor. That secret? Homemade Seasoning.

Homemade Burger Seasoning is so easy to make, and it takes a burger to a new level. I’ve combined the best blend of spices to make a burger seasoning mix that not only adds great flavor to hamburgers but is also great on turkey burgers, chicken patties, meatballs, and meatloaf; plus it is one of the best ways to season veggies on the grill.

How Do You Add Flavor To A Burger?

It’s easy with this seasoning! You can add incredible flavor to ground beef without overpowering the burger with just the right combination of salt, pepper, paprika, onion powder, and garlic powder. This blend is fresh, and you know exactly what you’re cooking with. You can really taste the difference in every single bite.

Homemade burger seasoning labled with ingredients.

What You Need To Make Homemade Burger Seasoning

  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Paprika
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder

Scroll down for the ingredient measurements and full instructions.

How To Make And Store

This spice mix is made in 5 minutes or less. All you do is measure out each ingredient, whisk to combine, then you are ready to use.

To store, place the seasoning blend in a jar or airtight container. It will keep in the pantry for up to 6 months.

PRO TIP: double or triple the recipe to make a big batch of seasoning to use anytime you need it.

How To Season Burgers

To make the best burgers, you can use this seasoning in two ways. The first is to add a teaspoon or more into the meat before shaping them into hamburger patties. The second is to sprinkle the seasoning on the patties before grilling or cooking on the stove or oven.

Variations On This Recipe

This recipe is super easy to customize to your liking, so get creative! Here are a few ideas:

  • Want more spice? Add in chili powder or cayenne pepper.
  • Substitute smoked paprika for a rich smokey flavor.
  • Add in dried onion flakes.
  • Add in a pinch or two of Italian herbs for a Mediterranean vibe.
A perfectly cooked cheeseburger served with chips and pickles.

More Homemade Spice Blends

Last But Not Least…

I love hearing from you, so please leave a rating and a comment if you don’t mind. And don’t forget to follow me on Instagram and tag me with a photo.

Homemade burger seasoning sprinkled on hamburger patties ready to cook.

Homemade Burger Seasoning

Add the BEST flavor to burgers with this easy-to-make burger seasoning recipe. It only takes a few pantry ingredients and 5 minutes to make a blend that takes a burger from ordinary to extraordinary!

Print
Pin
Rate

Course: Extras, Main Course

Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a small bowl and whisk to combine.

  • To use, sprinkle liberally on burger patties or mix into ground meat before cooking.

  • Store in a sealed container in the pantry.

Easy homemade burger seasoning add just the right amount of flavor to burgers.