INSPIRATION: The German-Style Certified Angus Beef® Burger

INSPIRATION: The German-Style Certified Angus Beef® Burger

A delectable European twist to an American classic, German Burger with Slaw and Swiss on Pretzel Bun is loaded with colorful flavor. An easy Oktoberfest recipe for burger lovers.


  • 8 Certified Angus Beef ® chuck patties
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickle juice
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 head red cabbage, shaved thin (approx. 2 cups packed)
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf Italian parsley
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons brown or stadium mustard
  • 8 pretzel buns
  • 8 cornichons and 6 four-inch wooden skewers (optional)


  1. Mix together mayonnaise, pickle juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Mix in red cabbage, carrot and parsley; set slaw aside.
  2. Preheat grill. Grill to desired doneness (CFIA recommends internal temperature of 160° F.) Top each with Swiss cheese, move to cooler side of grill and close lid to melt cheese.
  3. To assemble, spread mustard on each bun bottom, top with slaw, cheeseburger and bun lid. Stab with a skewered cornichon and serve.

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