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The Ultimate Bacon Cheeseburger



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

the perfect burger, with a sesame seed bun, topped with lettuce, red onions, tomato, bacon and melted cheddar cheese

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat your grill or grill pan over high heat.
  2. 2.Divide the beef into 4 equal portions and shape into patties.
  3. 3.Season the patties generously with salt and pepper on both sides.
  4. 4.Grill the patties for 3-4 minutes per side for medium-rare, or until cooked to your desired level of doneness.
  5. 5.During the last minute of cooking, add a slice of cheese to each patty to melt.
  6. 6.To assemble the burgers, place each patty on a sesame seed bun and top with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and red onion.
  7. 7.Serve immediately and enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra kick of flavor, try adding some pickles, jalapenos, or your favorite hot sauce.
  • chevron_rightDon't overwork the beef when shaping the patties - this can make them tough and dry.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have a grill, you can also cook the burgers in a cast iron skillet on the stove over medium-high heat.