Bacon Burgers

Wonderful burger made with beef and bacon patty – perfect for a dinner that is ready in 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

3
lb. lean ground beef
1
(2.8-oz.) pkg. (3/4 cup) real bacon pieces
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
8
whole wheat burger buns, split
8
small leaves leaf lettuce
8
(1-oz.) slices Cheddar cheese
8
teaspoons barbecue sauce
8
thin slices sweet onion (such as Vidalia®, Walla Walla, Maui or Texas Sweet)
  • 1 Heat grill. In large bowl, combine ground beef and bacon pieces; mix gently. Shape into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Make slight indentation in center of each patty.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 13 to 15 minutes or until thoroughly cooked, turning once. During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time, place buns cut side down on grill; heat until toasted.
  • 3 Place toasted bottoms of buns on large serving platter. Top each with lettuce. While patties are still on grill, sprinkle each with seasoned salt; top each with slice of cheese. Place patties on lettuce-lined buns. Immediately top each with 1 teaspoon barbecue sauce and 1 onion slice. Cover with top halves of buns.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    615
    (
    Calories from Fat
    350),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    39g
    39%
    (Saturated Fat
    17g,
    17%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    145mg
    145%;
    Sodium
    920mg
    920%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    43g
    43%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    14%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    26%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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