Everyone loves a classic summertime cookout. But eating barbecue, burgers and hot dogs every weekend can get a little old. So, spice up your next shindig with this unique take on a cheeseburger. Let everyone customize their own sushi and tell them to get creative. Swap out traditional toppings for a unique flavor. Add in bacon, jalapeño or avocado – no topping is out of the question. It might get messy, but no matter what, just roll with it.

Cheeseburger Sushi

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:1 roll
  • Medium


  • 3 burger buns
  • 8 oz flank steak
  • 1 slice of cheese
  • 1/2 onion
  • 4 oz head of lettuce
  • 1 whole tomato
  • 3 oz ketchup
  • 3 oz mustard
Photo by Emma Lally
  • Step 1

    Cook the flank steak until done to your liking.

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  • Step 2

    Flatten burger buns on top of a sushi mat, creating a rectangle.

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  • Step 3

    Place the flank steak, cheese, onion, lettuce and tomato (or your desired toppings) on one side of the mat, then roll.

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  • Step 4

    Slice it up to create small rolls, then enjoy with some ketchup and mustard.

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