Caramelized Onion-Bacon Burgers Recipe

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Caramelized Onion-Bacon Burgers Recipe
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Caramelized Onion-Bacon Burgers Recipe

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These juicy, flavorful burgers feature a nice tang with the barbecue sauce on top. They're always a hit at get-togethers. —Jordan Mason, Brookville, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Grill: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, halved
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese

Directions

Place 1/3 cup barbecue sauce in a small bowl. Crumble beef over barbecue sauce and mix well. Shape into four patties.
In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain. In another skillet, saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Spread buns with remaining butter; set aside. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 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.
Place buns, cut side down, on grill for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Spread buns with barbecue sauce; serve burgers on buns with onion and bacon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Caramelized Onion-Bacon Burgers in Reminisce June/July 2011, p69

Nutritional Facts

1 burger: 645 calories, 40g fat (20g saturated fat), 137mg cholesterol, 1153mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein.

  • 1/3 cup plus 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, halved
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  1. Place 1/3 cup barbecue sauce in a small bowl. Crumble beef over barbecue sauce and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. In a small skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels; drain. In another skillet, saute onion in 2 tablespoons butter until softened. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Spread buns with remaining butter; set aside. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 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.
  4. Place buns, cut side down, on grill for 1-2 minutes or until toasted. Spread buns with barbecue sauce; serve burgers on buns with onion and bacon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Caramelized Onion-Bacon Burgers in Reminisce June/July 2011, p69

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Eileen156 User ID: 456315 193445
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2013

"Made these tonight, and we loved them. I didn't add bbq sauce to the meat (forgot that step) and sauteed the onion in a little bit of the bacon grease and butter. Wonderful. Next time, I'll try bleu cheese instead of cheddar. (my favorite burger from one of my local restaurants)"

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