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Meatless Cheeseburgers with Hot Honey

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit


For the Hot Honey:
  • 1 cup honey (ideally one light in color and flavor, such as Acacia honey)
  • 2 round tablespoons Calabrian chili paste or your favorite hot sauce
For the Cheeseburgers:
  • 4 meatless burger patties, such as Beyond Burger or Impossible Burger, 1 ½ to 2 pounds for 6-8 ounce patties
  • Salt and pepper
  • About 1 tablespoon neutral oil
  • 8 slices muenster or white cheddar cheese
  • 4 potato or onion kaiser rolls
  • Sliced dill pickles
  • Leaf lettuce
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced vidalia or sweet onion


For the Hot Honey: Funnel the honey and hot sauce into a squirt bottle. Run under hot tap water to loosen and shake to combine.

For the Cheeseburgers: Grill meatless burgers seasoned with salt and pepper in neutral oil in a hot cast-iron skillet, about 7 to 8 minutes over medium to medium-high heat. Top with 2 slices Muenster cheese or white cheddar cheese per patty during last minute of cooking time.

Assemble burgers: bun bottom, dill pickles, leaf lettuce, sliced tomato, cheeseburger, sliced onion, hot honey, bun top.

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