Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Burgers Recipe

Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings
4

These mouthwatering ground beef and bacon burgers are cooked sous vide, then finished on the grill for the ultimate summer barbecue favorite.

 

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Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. cheddar cheese block
  • 1 1/2 lbs. lean ground beef
  • 2 thick slices double-smoked bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp steak seasoning
  • 4 burger buns, split and toasted
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 4 thick slices tomato
  • 4 round red onion slices
  • 16 slices bread-and-butter pickles

Instructions:

  1. Cut cheddar cheese block into 4 large cubes; set aside. Mix together beef, bacon, and steak seasoning; divide into 4 portions. Roll each portion into ball; press cheese cube into each burger, wrapping the meat around it, to completely enclose the cheese. Shape each portion into 3/4-inch-thick patties.
  2. Individually seal burgers using the according to appliance guidelines. Fill cooking pot with water. Add sous vide machine; set to 160 degrees F for well-done burgers. Lower vacuumed bag into heated water, weighing down to submerge if necessary. Set timer to 40 minutes or up to 3 1/2 hours.
  3. Carefully remove bag from water; let stand for 5 minutes before opening and removing burgers.
  4. Preheat grill to high heat; grease grate well. Grill burgers for 1 to 2 minutes per side or until well-marked and heated through.
  5. Assemble burgers in buns with mayonnaise, barbecue sauce, mustard, lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles.

Tips: 

  • Substitute provolone, Gouda, or Gruyère for cheddar cheese on the bacon burger
  • As a variation, top burgers with your favorite toppings

 

Nutrition Facts

Per 1 burger

 

Calories 680

Total Fat 38g

Saturated Fat 14g

Cholesterol 110mg

Sodium 1530mg

Carbohydrate 45g

Dietary Fiber 2g

Total Sugars 11g

Protein 41g

Vitamin D 0.8mcg

Calcium 340mg

Iron 4.8mg

Potassium 630mg

 

Nutrition Claims

✔Good source of calcium

✔Good source of iron

 

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