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Smoked Hamburger

Smoked Hamburgers at 225°F

Smoked hamburgers will add a nice smoky flavor to your favorite hamburger recipe. Throw your favorite hamburger mixture on the smoker and wait 45 minutes for rare or 90 minutes for well done smoky burgers.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Resting Time 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 Smoker or Pellet Grill


  • 1.5 lb ground beef (80/20)
  • 4 slices cheese
  • 4 burger buns
  • assorted burger toppings


  • salt
  • black pepper


  • Preheat the smoker for at least 10 minutes at 225°F.
  • Season ground beef with salt and pepper.
  • Shape ground beef into 4 patties about 1/2 inch larger in diameter than burger buns.
  • Place seasoned patties on the smoker for up to 1 hour or until internal temperature of the burger patty reaches 120°F.
  • Remove patties from smoker and increase the cooking temperature of smoker to 450°F.
  • After 10 minutes, place the burger patties back on the grill grate. Sear the burger patties for 2-3 minutes on both sides.
  • Add cheese after the first flip when searing.
  • Check the internal temperature of burger patties for desired doneness.
  • Remove the burger patties and toast the buns on the smoker at a high heat.
  • Assemble the smoked burgers on the toasted buns with any toppings.


Keyword Smoking
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