Grilled Brie Burgers

Cook Time

30 Mins

Cooking Method






Prep Time

10 Mins




1/2 tsp Ancho Chili Powder

1 tbs Balsamic Vinegar

1 tbs coarse ground Black Pepper

1 tbs Butter, Salted

2 lbs Chuck, Ground

1 tbs Garlic Powder

1/2 tsp Mustard, Ground

1 tbs Olive Oil

1 Vidalia Julienned Onion, Chopped

1 tsp Paprika, Powder

2 Caps Portobello Mushrooms

1 1/2 tbs Salt, Kosher

2 tbs Worcestershire Sauce

Cooking Instructions

Try this delicious Brie Burger recipe from the “Winningest Woman in BBQ”, Melissa Cookston, celebrity chef and author. Loaded with juicy portobello mushrooms, Vidalia onions, and creamy brie cheese, burger lovers should try this out for lunch or dinner! Try a mix of ground chuck and sirloin for flavor and leave off the bun for a gluten free meal. as the burger patty cooks on the grill.

This recipe calls for the some of the toppings to be grilled in a cast iron skillet as the burger patty cooks on the grill.

Note: It is recommended to use Competition Blend Hardwood Pellets .

  1. Mix, then drizzle plenty of brie on top.
  2. Add your favorite fixings and enjoy!
  3. When mixing ground beef with seasonings, try not to ''overwork'' the beef or it will be tougher.
  4. After you’ve put the brie on the burger, drizzle the remaining brie with honey, balsamic, or your favorite preserves and serve with toasted points.
  5. Fire up grill and allow to come up to 450°F.
  6. Place olive oil in a small cast iron skillet on the grill.
  7. Add Vidalia onions and butter and allow to cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring often (shut top while not stirring to keep flame from getting out of control).
  8. Add Portobello mushrooms and allow to cook for 4-5 minutes or until softening.
  9. Add balsamic and allow to cook for 3-4 minutes or until onions and mushrooms are soft and flavorful.
  10. Lightly sprinkle outside of burgers with burger seasoning, then place on medium hot grill.
  11. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes, then rotate 90 degrees.
  12. Allow to cook for another 2-3 minutes, then flip and repeat (for a medium burger, adjust times for thickness and desired temperature).
  13. While burger is finishing, lightly toast buns on grill For the Brie.
  14. Large wheel of brie.
  15. ½ TBS olive oil.
  16. Oil one side of the brie.
  17. Place oiled side down on a medium hot grill, but not over direct flame.
  18. Allow to grill for 2-3 minutes.
  19. Flip over into a prepared piece of foil, large enough to encircle the brie.
  20. Fold the foil over the sides of the brie, but not over the top.
  21. Score the top.
  22. As the brie gets melted, fold back rind to allow the brie to pick up some of the smoke flavor.
  23. Place a small spoonful of the brie on the bottom of the bun.
  24. Place burger patty on bun, then top with Vidalia-portobello.

Special Tools

  • Cast Iron Skillet


For extra smoky flavor, cold smoke the Brie cheese a few days prior.