Bacon-Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.


4 burgers

Updated: Apr. 12, 2023
These loaded burgers are one hearty meal in a bun. They're sure to satisfy the biggest appetites. —Christine Keating, Norwalk, California
Bacon-Blue Cheese Stuffed Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup bacon bits
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 romaine leaves
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced


  1. Shape beef into 8 thin patties. Combine the cream cheese, blue cheese and bacon bits; spoon onto the center of 4 patties. Top with remaining patties and press edges firmly to seal. Combine the salt, garlic powder and pepper; sprinkle over patties.
  2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat on each side until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear, 5-7 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms in oil until tender. Stir in the water and mustard.
  4. Serve the burgers on buns with mayonnaise, romaine, tomato and mushroom mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 burger: 701 calories, 43g fat (15g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 1280mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 48g protein.