Bacon Burgers

Bacon Burgers

Enjoy this wonderful burger made with beef and bacon patty that’s perfect for a dinner.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

sandwiches

3
lb lean ground beef
1
pkg (2.8 oz) real bacon pieces (about 3/4 cup)
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
8
whole wheat burger buns, split
8
small leaves leaf lettuce
8
slices (1 oz each) Cheddar cheese
8
teaspoons barbecue sauce
8
thin slices sweet onion (such as Vidalia®, Walla Walla, Maui or Texas Sweet)
  1. Heat gas or charcoal 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.
Makes 8 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Food Safety Note3
After putting the burgers on the grill, choose a clean plate for the cooked burgers.
Broiling Tip
To broil patties, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once. During last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time, place buns cut side up on broiler pan; heat until toasted.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 615
    • (Calories from Fat 350),
  • Total Fat 39g
    • (Saturated Fat 17g,),
  • Cholesterol 145mg;
  • Sodium 920mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 43g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.