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Grilled Bacon Burgers Recipe

Grilled Bacon Burgers Recipe

“I really like cooking and having family or friends over," writes Wanda Holoubek from Omaha, Nebraska. "These juicy burgers always go over big at get-togethers.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 5 bacon strips
  • 5 hamburger buns, split
  • Leaf lettuce, tomato slices and onion slices, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the egg, cheese, onion, soy sauce, ketchup and pepper. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into five patties. Wrap a bacon strip around each; secure with a toothpick.
  • 2. Grill patties, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Discard toothpicks. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and onion if desired. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 411 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 939mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

Reviews for Grilled Bacon Burgers

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kms142 User ID: 3230941 165029
Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"My husband prefers it if I fry up the bacon first and then put it on after the burgers are grilled.  But then again, his food groups are bacon and steak.  (He's a "Meat & Potatoes Kinda Guy.") "

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FACSteacher User ID: 759865 104432
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2010

"Made these and loved them!!! Cooked the bacon and threw it in the meat instead of on top. I'd actually add more cheese next time since I couldn't hardly taste it."

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skipperstrucking User ID: 4577232 150451
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2010

"I tried this recipe last night and my wife said it was the best burger shes ever had. I had a couple of issues with it. The main issue was mixing the shredded cheese into the hamburger meat. It made a larger than necessary mess on the grill. I would leave that part out and just melt a slice of cheese on top at the end of cooking. I also left off the bacon, but that was just to cut down on the fat alittle. All in all this was a good burger."

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Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 164756
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2010

"My husband really liked this burger. Next time I will time it better. I burned these on the grill. I think the bacon flared up and burned the whole burger."

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zucchinilady User ID: 3149814 96930
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2010

"my grandson mentioned he liked burgers with bacon and I remembed this recipe, so made them for him the next time he visited - they were a very big hit! The flavor is so good and makes a moist burger - will be making these often!"

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Sally Wisdom User ID: 706350 208891
Reviewed May. 30, 2009

"If it's easier for you, why not. The bacon we buy is already cooked. . .Hormel has this type of bacon with about 15 strips in a box. . .to me it's easier to put a bacon strip across the patty than crumbling the bacon and getting greasy hands."

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Sally Wisdom User ID: 706350 165027
Reviewed May. 30, 2009

"I purchase packaged pre-cooked bacon. We've found that 2 oz of ground beef 'flattened', topped with 2-3 pieces of the pre-cooked bacon, then topped with another 2 oz patty, sides crimped together make a really good hamburger. . .just had 10 high school seniors for a party and they loved this recipe! We do the same thing with cheese instead of the pre-cooked bacon strips."

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soupersally User ID: 4529962 68033
Reviewed May. 25, 2009

"How about using cooked bacon bits in place of the bacon strips to save time & still have the flavor?"

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shscook User ID: 3767247 104427
Reviewed May. 21, 2009

"WANT A GREAT WAY TO MAKE THIS BURGER IS TO ASK YOUR BUTCHER TO GRINE THE BACON IN WITH THE BURGER OUR BUTCHER DOES AND IT IS SUPER"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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