Recipe for Homemade Cheese Burger Using Green Gulch Red Angus Beef

At Green Gulch Ranch, we like to share some of our favorite recipes that go great with our Red Angus beef packages. For those who are thinking about purchasing some of our premium, grain fed, grass finished beef offerings, here is a restaurant quality recipe that incorporates our ranch raised ground beef. It will be sure to make mouths water and give an irresistible aroma. We hope those that follow this simple recipe enjoys this tasty burger that is perfect for any occasion and will take anyone’s breath away.

What ingredients are Needed?

  • Green Gulch Ranch Red Angus Ground Beef
  • Bacon (optional)
  • Any Cheese of your choice (we prefer Gouda)
  • Onion (Optional)
  • Garlic Powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Burger Bun

Prep time:

  • about 5 minutes for prep
  • about 15 – 20 minutes to cook


  1. Form burger patties with the Green Gulch ground beef and season them.
  2. Step three and four are optional.
  3. In a large skillet, cook bacon.
  4. Once bacon is cooked, remove from skillet and leave the fat from bacon.
  5. Place patties on skillet on medium-high heat and let them cook for at least 3 minutes on each side.
  6. (Optional) add onion slices to skillet and sauté next to patty.
  7. Once it has been cooked to desired temperature, flip the patty to cook on the other side and add cheese on top of the patty (Optional: add bacon and sautéed onions under cheese).
  8. Once it has been cooked, remove from skillet and place on bun. (Toasting the bun on another skillet is recommended.)
  9. Garnish with other desired toppings if needed and the burger is ready to be eaten.

We hope this recipe is enjoyable and encourage to use our farm raised Red Angus beef in this recipe for superior and higher quality taste. The Green Gulch Ranch Beef sampler packs are now available for purchase and includes some of the premium Red Angus ground beef. Additionally, each sampler contains other Green Gulch Ranch raised Red Angus beef products including:

  • Regular Salami
  • Jalapeño Cheese Salami
  • Ground Beef
  • Bratwurst
  • Chorizo
  • Meatloaf
  • Mild Sausage
  • Hot Sausage
  • Italian Sausage
  • Game Stick

This sampler pack is available only for pickup, no deliveries are offered. However, the short drive is less than an hour away from Reno city limits. So for those ready to skip the beef offerings at the big box grocery stores and taste some good old fashioned, local, farm-raised Red Angus beef products, look no further than Green Gulch Ranch!