Oklahoma Onion Burger! (Sid's Diner)

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Mar. 27, 2013

My version of the classic "Oklahoma Onion Burger" which was first served up by "Sid's Diner" in El Reno, Oklahoma during the great depression.


80/20 ground beef 1 Pound (1/3 pound meat used for each patty)
Shredded onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt and pepper To Taste
Burger bun 3
Cheese slice 3
Pickle slices 25 Gram (as needed)
Yellow mustard sauce To Taste



1. Preheat and grease the griddle of Weber with oil.


2. Clump meat and place it on the griddle. Press with spatula to form patty.

3. Top the patties with shredded onion and press well.

4. Season with salt and pepper. Flip and cook on the other side until done. Sprinkle salt and pepper on other side of patties.

5. Top patties with cheese.

6. Toast buns on the grill side of Weber.


7. On the bottom slice of bun place the patty and top it with pickle slices and mustard.


8. Cover with the top slice and serve burger hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 703Calories from Fat 375

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.1%

Saturated Fat 7 g35%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1004 mg41.83%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 47 g94%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet