Slow Cooker Cheeseburgers

Cooking cheeseburgers in a slow cooker is an inventive way of preparing cheeseburgers. They are extra cheesy and are a fun, easy way to serve burgers to a crowd!

Course: Main Course
Keyword: cheese, cheeseburger, slow cooker
Servings: 8 burgers
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds ground beef I used 85/15
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 ounces Velveeta cheese cubed
  • tablespoons ketchup
  • tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon  Worcestershire Sauce
For serving
  • 8 buns I suggest onion poppyseed ones
  • 8 slices of cheese
  • toppings like sliced tomato pickles, and thinly sliced onions
  • french fries
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add the ground beef and diced onion. Breaking up the beef while you cook it until no pink remains and the onions are translucent. Add garlic and cook another 30 seconds, just until fragrant. Drain the meat.
  2. Transfer to the slow cooker and season with the salt and pepper. Stir in the Velveeta, ketchup, mustard, and Worcestershire Sauce.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 3 - 4 hours, stirring about once an hour.
  4. Serve on buns with another slice of cheese and other toppings. Enjoying with fries is encouraged :-)
Recipe Notes

Adapted from Fake Ginger