BLT Bacon Burgers

These BLT-inspired burgers are sure to be a hit at any backyard barbecue.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Burgers

2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
6
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled
4
teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray or vegetable oil

Toppings and Buns

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
6
burger buns
6
lettuce leaves
6
to 12 slices crisply cooked bacon
1
medium ripe avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
1
to 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 Heat charcoal or gas grill. In medium bowl, mix all burger ingredients except cooking spray. Shape mixture into 6 patties, about 1/2 inch thick. Spray patties with cooking spray, or lightly brush with oil.
  • 2 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 11 to 13 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F.
  • 3 Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on bottom of each burger bun. Top each with lettuce, bacon, burger, avocado, tomato slice and bun top.

Expert Tips

We used 80% beef in our burgers to achieve the desired juiciness.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Burger
Calories
660
(
Calories from Fat
400),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
44g
44%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.