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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 burger with a bun (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 411 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 130 mg cholesterol, 939 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.