Kick It Up A Notch: Blue Cheese or Swiss Burgers

Making your burger perfect can be an art form. That is why we have spent time researching the best ways to add a new flare of taste to your Murphy’s Pub burger with a selection of different cheese options. Today we wanted to bring the focus onto Blue Cheese and Swiss! Both of these cheeses are strong tasting options that add a tasty, flavorful pop to your burger!

Blue Cheese

The sweet and salty flavor of Blue Cheese gives any ground red meat a unique flavor punch. We mix it into our signature Chuck Brisket Burger patty before cooking or use it as a topping that’s both tasty and visually appealing.  The sharp salty taste of this crumbly cheese packs a powerful punch.

Blue Cheese originated in Denmark and comes in all sorts of varieties from all over the world. It can be made from cow, sheep, or goat milk. The flavor bite compliments not only ground beef but any meats with a strong flavor. Try topping your blue cheeseburger with almonds and cranberries for a summery flavor combo.


The light and buttery flavor of Swiss cheese is perfect for hamburgers. This hard, artisan cheese melts flawlessly to cover every inch of the burger’s surface. The slightly nutty aspect to the flavor brings out the burgers subtle taste factors so even basic ground beef tastes like something special.

Swiss cheese originated in Switzerland (surprise!). Today, its more of a generic term for a variety of cheeses that resemble the original. The typically delicious way to top a Swiss cheeseburger is with mushrooms and onions. Step out of the box and top that juicy burger with a slice of prosciutto and chopped apple relish for a gourmet burger with a fast-food price tag.

Be sure and check out this recipe using Blue Cheese on top of one of our Signature Burgers!

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