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All-American Bacon Cheeseburgers

 All-American Bacon Cheeseburgers
Where can you get a juicy bacon cheeseburger for under a buck-fifty? You’ve come to the right place. —Jackie Burns, Silverdale, Washington
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon steak sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 8 cooked bacon strips
  • Optional toppings: lettuce leaves and tomato, onion and pickle slices


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 3 in. from the heat
  • for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°
  • and juices run clear. Top with cheese. Grill 1 minute longer or
  • until cheese is melted. Serve on buns with bacon and toppings of
  • your choice. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 burger (calculated without optional toppings) equals 472 calories, 25 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 947 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.