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Bacon-Wrapped Hamburgers Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Hamburgers Recipe

Since South Dakota summers are so short, we grill out as often as we can when the weather is warm. By mixing the cheese into the burger, I know I'll get a little cheese in every bite. —Dana Matthies, Parker, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 6 bacon strips
  • 6 hamburger buns, split


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Add beef; mix thoroughly. Shape into six patties. Wrap a bacon strip around sides of each patty; secure with a toothpick.
  • 2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160°. Discard toothpicks. Serve on buns. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 428 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 823 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.