burgerWe've been eating burgers all summer, true -- but have you eaten one like this?

Just in time for Labor Day, our list of the 35 best toppings takes boring burgers to brilliant! The combos work well no matter if your patties are made of turkey, beans, veggie, bison, or classic beef. Keep this list handy for when it's time to fire up the grill -- because life's too short to settle for just ketchup and mustard.

1. Mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce, and grilled mushrooms

2. Salsa, Monterey jack cheese, and jalapenos

3. Blue cheese and BBQ sauce

4. Avocado, Swiss cheese, and sprouts

5. Bacon, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and chives

6. Barbecue sauce, fried onions, Swiss cheese, and bacon

7. Honey mustard, brie cheese, and Granny Smith apples

8. Herbed goat cheese, roasted red pepper, and horseradish

9. Guacamole and red onion

10. Pesto and Parmesan cheese

11. Boursin

12. Serrano ham, Manchego cheese, and olives

13. Watercress and horseradish

14. Bacon, lettuce, and tomato

15. Mozzarella cheese, heirloom tomato slices, and fresh basil leaves

16. Hummus, feta cheese, and olive tapenade

17. Garlic aioli and caramelized onions

18. Wasabi mayo and avocado

19. Goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes

20. Grilled peppers and onions, and herbed mayo

21. Grilled onions and mushrooms, and cheddar cheese

22. Herbed goat cheese and truffle salt

23. Roasted tomatoes, garlic aioli, and sage pesto

24. Cranberry sauce and blue cheese (best on a turkey burger)

25. Spicy curry mayo and mango slices

26. Buffalo sauce and blue cheese dressing

27. Pepper jack cheese and roasted red peppers

28. Chili and cheddar cheese

29. Mango chutney, cucumber, and fresh spinach leaves

30. Ham slice, Swiss cheese, and honey mustard

31. Fried egg and bacon

32. Fried green tomatoes and mayo

33. Grilled eggplant, Parmesan, and marinara sauce

34. Ham, Monterey Jack cheese, mustard, and dill pickle relish

35. Bread and butter pickles with ketchup

 

What's your favorite burger topping?

 

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