Grilled Bacon Burgers
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Grill patties, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Discard toothpicks. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and onion if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 411 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 939mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.
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.")
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
May 25, 2009
How about using cooked bacon bits in place of the bacon strips to save time & still have the flavor?
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