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X-Tudo — The Brazilian Burger on Steroids… and a $ 100 Giveaway.

America is the land of burgers… and so is Brazil!!!  Huh?  To be more specific: Brazil is the land of the X-Tudo — a hamburger on Steroids!!!!  And X-Tudo (pronounced: sheess-TOO-doo) is what I have for you today!  How about that?

X-Tudo (translated as ‘cheese-everything’) is a TALL burger with many toppings.  In fact,  x-tudo is so tall that you can’t get your mouth, no matter how big, around the whole burger. Yes, eating a x-tudo is a fun, deliciously messy experience which one must have at least once in life… It is so good that it makes every single calorie consumed worthwhile.  Just like any other burger, x-tudo is about taste — not aesthetics…

X-Tudo -- The Brazilian Burger on Steroids!!!

In Brazil, X-tudo is available at snack bars and on the streets.  There are many variations of  x-tudo e.g.: X-Caipira (sausage, egg, tomato, and onion), X-Salada (hamburger patty, cheese, lettuce, and tomato), X-Bacon (hamburger patty, cheese, bacon, lettuce, and tomato), X-Frango (chicken breast, cheese, lettuce, and tomato), etc… But my favorite is still the classic which is pretty much composed of a juicy hamburger patty, melted cheese, fried egg, deli ham, bacon, corn, lettuce, tomato, and shoestring potatoes — all sandwiched between a burger bun. 🙂  It is often eaten with mayonnaise, ketchup, and mustard.

Does it sound good to you? Well, the good news is that you don’t need to travel to Brazil to eat x-tudo.  FBTY bought it directly to you!

Have a ball eating my classic X-Tudo!


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X-Tudo -- The Brazilian Burger on Steroids!!!


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X-Tudo -- The Brazilian Burger on Steroids!
An outrageously delicious, tall burger with many, many toppings...
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Course Sandwich
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Sandwich
Cuisine Brazilian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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  1. Prepare the burger patties: In a large mixing bowl, combine together the ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cumin. Mix until well incorporated. Divide the ground meat into 4 equal portions of 6 ounces each. Form each portion loosely into an approximately 3/4-inch-thick burger patty.
  2. In a large cast-iron griddle pan, spread and heat the oil until just beginning to shimmer. Cook the burger patties for about 3 minutes or until slightly charred on the first side. Then, flip over the burger patties and cook for 3 minutes or until slightly charred on the second side. Top each patty with one slice of cheese and cover the pan so cheese can melt (about 1 minute).
  3. To assemble the X-Tudo: Spread mayonnaise on the inside of the buns. Top the bottom part of the bun with one lettuce leaf, 1 tablespoon of cooked corn kernels, one slice of tomato, one burger patty with melted cheese, one fried egg, one slice of ham or salami, a sprinkle of crushed or ground black pepper, 2 strips of bacon, and shoestring potatoes. Squeeze on ketchup and deli mustard, and then top with the other half of the bun. Serve x-tudo immediately with guaraná soda or beer. Enjoy!


X-Tudo -- the Brazilian Burger on Steroids!!!


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39 Responses to X-Tudo — The Brazilian Burger on Steroids… and a $ 100 Giveaway.

  1. The Café Sucre Farine August 8, 2013 at 3:40 am #

    Now THIS is a burger!! Wow, it looks amazing and I would try my best to get my mouth to open that wide, This is a real winner Denise!!!!!!! Love that lighting in your photos too, so pretty!

    • Denise Browning August 8, 2013 at 11:47 pm #

      Thanks, Chris! Texas’summer light helped me a lot… 🙂

  2. Lail | With A Spin August 8, 2013 at 3:47 am #

    Amazingly good looking burger, Denise!! I can imagine hoe deliciuosly tasty it must have been.

  3. Kiran @ August 8, 2013 at 4:05 am #

    I have nothing to say.


    mouthwatering 😀

  4. Ash- foodfashionparty August 8, 2013 at 10:40 am #

    Shoe strings has gotten me drool all over the burgers. DELICIOUS.

    • Denise Browning August 8, 2013 at 11:44 pm #

      Thanks, Ash! Brazilians love to top many dishes with shoestring potatoes, including burgers. 🙂

  5. Liz August 8, 2013 at 1:46 pm #

    Who knew I’d love a Brazilian burger…perfect summer indulgence!

    PS…yup, we pay ourselves first 🙂

    • Denise Browning August 8, 2013 at 11:42 pm #

      I am so glad that you are participating in this great giveaway, Liz!

  6. Daniela August 8, 2013 at 5:03 pm #

    What a burger. Only the way you described it makes my mouth water already 🙂

    • Denise Browning August 8, 2013 at 11:41 pm #

      Thanks, Daniela! That’s the idea…Although I confess that no words can compare to devouring this burger!

  7. Paula @ Vintage Kitchen Notes August 8, 2013 at 8:01 pm #

    A good burger should be huge and drip! This is gorgeous Denise!

  8. Deb August 8, 2013 at 8:28 pm #

    Amazing! My husband would adore this robust burger! A fantastic summer treat just in time for firing up the grill!

    • Denise Browning August 8, 2013 at 9:39 pm #

      Thanks, Deb! My husband ate it a few days ago for the first time and got hooked.

  9. [email protected] is How I Cook August 8, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

    I may have to go back to meat…

  10. Shashi @ August 9, 2013 at 6:57 am #

    I am not a meat eater – but these burgers look great!!!!

    • Denise Browning August 9, 2013 at 8:11 am #

      Although you are not a meat eater, I am glad that you liked it, Shashi!

  11. [email protected] August 9, 2013 at 9:09 am #

    I would LOVE to sink my teeth into this tuxedo! I mean X-TUDO!!! ;-D (I really read it as tuxedo the first time I saw the title…no, I don’t wear glasses or contacts :-)) But, really, this looks like one of those, “my last meal would be a x-tudo” … DELISH!

    • Denise Browning August 9, 2013 at 9:55 am #

      LOL…Thanks so much, Kate! I always loved X-Tudo –“Tuxedo” :)– and my hubby became a big fan of it…I hope you have the chance to make it one of these days. The thing is addictive!

  12. Abbe August 9, 2013 at 10:04 am #

    Wow, Denise – just shown my hubby your burger recipe and guess what he’s demanded for dinner tomorrow night?!? Can’t believe I’ve only just made it over here, you have a fantatsic blog 🙂 xx

    • Denise Browning August 9, 2013 at 10:25 am #

      Thanks so much, Abbe! I hope your husband enjoys this burger as much as my hubby did. If your husband likes spicy food, please add 1/2 chopped jalapeno to the burger patty recipe. I hope you return to give me your/his feedback!!!! Have a great weekend!!!!!!

  13. Mi Vida en un Dulce August 9, 2013 at 8:49 pm #

    This is a very, very big burger…!!! And I can imagine having it for lunch, delicious…!!!

  14. Rachel Cotterill August 10, 2013 at 2:14 am #

    I love the idea of a huge stack of fillings (though I’d have to make them veggie!)

    • Denise Browning August 10, 2013 at 8:17 am #

      I think if you make the vegetarian version of this burger, you’d love it, Rachel!

  15. Raymund August 11, 2013 at 3:19 am #

    Look at all those melting cheese, yum!

    • Denise Browning August 11, 2013 at 7:43 am #

      It is exactly what makes any burger more delicious… 😉

  16. [email protected] August 12, 2013 at 6:46 am #

    Looks so fabulous! Love all the toppings you have used. For me a burger is all about what goes on it. Have never seen Lime Hellman’s Mayo before. Must try and track that down!

    • Denise Browning August 12, 2013 at 1:22 pm #

      Thanks for visiting me back, Christin! Most of time, this mayo is available on the Latin aisle of local supermarkets. I usually buy mine at a Walmart.

  17. [email protected] August 12, 2013 at 3:26 pm #

    Delish! Love the juiciness of the burgers!

  18. Sugar et al August 14, 2013 at 9:43 pm #

    Oh my my…my mouth is watering at the sight of this burger. Simply gorgeous! Look at all the cheese oozing out…I want this right now!

  19. Nami | Just One Cookbook August 15, 2013 at 1:33 am #

    I’m serious I just drop drool on my laptop! One of the best looking burgers, Denise!

    • Denise Browning August 15, 2013 at 8:36 am #

      Thanks, Nami! The first photo that I looked, I did not liked because it looked messy but then I told myself that’s the way that a burger should look: Messy yet delish! 🙂


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