Buffalo Burger

Buffalo Burger

The Buffalo Feta Burger is an insanely flavorful burger that is loaded with feta cheese, buffalo sauce, and fried pickles. It’s definitely not your typical burger.

I’ve made so many burgers at this point; you would think I would run out of ideas.

But I don’t.

I just DON’T.

Buffalo Burger

This one, I will definitely say, is the hallmark of my “coming back”, if you will.

Since I moved I haven’t felt very comfortable in my tiny ass kitchen. It has been an adjustment, to say the least. When you’re used to a kitchen the size of a football stadium and have to transition to one that’s about as big as a closet, it takes some time to adjust – Time to cuss a little, time to cry, and a little bit of time to NOT cook.

But, now, I’m good. Seriously.

The kitchen – It isn’t about the size of it. It isn’t about what’s in it. It isn’t about who is in it. Ok, well, maybe that is important.

What’s really, really important is recognizing that you are who you are despite elements or surroundings.

No matter how big or small your house or kitchen, no matter how expensive or impressive your kitchen tools are, the heart you put into your food and your cooking is, ultimately, what’s really important.

This week I gave up trying to make a recipe that I had been planning for a month because my heart wasn’t in it. I was exhausted and dreaded trying to make something work that just wouldn’t.

When I’m not enjoying making something, it just will NOT turn out great. Actually probably not even good.

Buffalo Burger

So, this morning I woke up and decided to make a burger.

I had fun, and I’m pretty sure it’s because I did what I do best. 

This burger has some serious attitude. I don’t intentionally throw bacon on burgers a lot, but it’s hard to argue with the fact that everything is better with bacon.

In this case, it’s a perfect contrast to the tangy fried pickles.

Yes, fried pickles.

Not only are they fried, but tossed in buffalo sauce. I threw them in buffalo sauce before I breaded them and then deep fried them. I knew how I imagined this would taste – and I was dead on.

All the flavors married so perfectly – it was meant to be.

I didn’t overly season the beef; just some Moore’s Original Marinade and a little pepper, so put as much or as little as you want. I made my burger a solid medium.

Buffalo Burger

You don’t necessarily have to add more buffalo sauce if the buffalo pickles are enough for you. But, I’m all about slutting my burgers out, as you all know.

Here’s your printable –

Buffalo Burger

Buffalo Burger

Yield: 2 Burgers
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes



  1. Combine the ground round, marinade and pepper; form into two burgers; refrigerate.
  2. Toss pickle slices in buffalo sauce, then dredge in flower.
  3. Bring the sunflower oil to 350 degrees in a sauce pan; add pickles and fry until golden, about 2 minutes, then drain on paper towels.
  4. Broil, fry or grill burgers.
  5. Build burger by adding tomato slices and parsley to bottom bun, burger, bacon fried pickles, feta cheese and more buffalo sauce.

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Buffalo Burger


  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

This Post Has 5 Comments

  1. ally

    You really are the Burger Goddess! The ideas you come up w/are really fabulous, and that’s coming from a ‘burger purist’!! xo

  2. Lynn Elliott Vining

    Lawd have mercy! I need this… this and a bib with the pocket on the bottom to catch the fallout! Love your attitude first thing in the morning! LOL
    Shea, I swear I can pick your burgers out of a lineup! I love your style!

  3. Caroline

    Totally agree, everything is better with bacon 🙂 This looks incredible!

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