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Dinner Ideas: Grilled Bacon Burger Recipe

THE Bacon Cheeseburger

It was 4th of July and we decided to stay home and invite some friends and family over for dinner. My husband was in the kitchen prepping for the grill and all the sudden I see him chopping bacon. Umm.. what? I asked him what he was doing and he said I’m making Bacon Burgers. Further clarification needed. Why are you CHOPPING the bacon into bits for bacon burgers. He proceeded to tell me that he’s mixing the bacon into the patty before he throws it on the grill. WHAT!!!!! Genius!! He’s a genius. I mean, I know he’s a smarty pants but why didn’t I think of that!?  He cooked the bacon about 50% before it would be crispy, chopped it, mixed it into the beef patty and threw those suckers on the grill and daaaaaaang they were bomb. Here’s the recipe. You’re very welcome. 😉

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 package of Bacon, cooked about half way then chopped (adjust based on how much you love bacon. Throw the whole dang package in if you want. haha!)
  • 1.5 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp Lawry’s seasoning salt (My favorite seasoning ever)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Cook bacon on the stovetop until it’s about half way cooked, starting to crisp but not quite done.
  2. Let cool slightly then chop it into small pieces (Around the size of a dime or so)
  3. Mix bacon, ground beef, egg, and seasonings in a large bowl
  4. Grab a large handful and form a 3/4″ thick patty. Remember to make them larger than your bun because they WILL cook down substantially.
  5. Repeat until all of your meat is gone.
  6. Throw on the grill for 3-5 minutes on each side (internal temp. 135-150 degrees F) for Medium burgers with a hot pink center.
  7. Add cheese on the second side if desired.
  8. Remove from heat and cover will foil for 5 minutes to let them rest.
  9. Serve warm.

Bacon Burger 1

The Bacon Cheeseburger 2

Enjoy!!!

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    Heather @ The Deans List Blog
    July 14, 2015 at 4:59 pm

    This looks delicious – especially for my bacon loving husband! I’ll have to make this soon.
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    Georgia @ Silver Spiral Studio
    July 15, 2015 at 3:32 am

    Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing 🙂
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    Drew
    October 30, 2015 at 6:31 am

    I would eat a brick if it were cooked with bacon. These burgers look amazing! I can’t wait to make them myself.
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    Drew
    June 29, 2016 at 7:34 am

    I’m surprised by how simple your recipe is. I would have thought that a burger that good looking would be more complicated to prepare. Thanks for sharing.

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    Véronique
    July 17, 2016 at 7:02 am

    Looks yummy, thanks for sharing! I’m going to try this ASAP 🙂

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