Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers

Posted: June 28

Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Here are some burgers Dad would be proud to serve up at a barbecue! Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers infuse each meaty patty with even deeper savory flavors with Worcestershire sauce and steak sauce, as well as notes of sweetness and tang. Grilled to juicy perfection, each patty is topped with a slice of melty sharp cheddar cheese and crispy, fatty bacon: the three amigos of the classic sandwich! Dad's Bacon Cheeseburgers are easy to make and are hot and ready in just 30 minutes, so you don't have to sweat over the grill for hours on end. Instead, you can serve yourself one of these burgers with your favorite toppings. It's not a true cookout until you get to enjoy the fruits of your labors!


• 2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped • 2 tablespoons ketchup • 1 clove of garlic, minced • 1 teaspoon sugar • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce • 1 teaspoon steak sauce • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar • 1 pound of ground beef • 4 slices of sharp cheddar cheese • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted • 8 bacon strips, cooked • lettuce leaves, optional, for topping • tomatoes, optional, sliced, for topping • onion, optional, sliced, for topping • pickle slices, optional, for topping


Step 1

Preheat the grill to medium heat or preheat the broiler.

Step 2

In a large bowl, combine the onion, ketchup, garlic, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, steak sauce, and cider vinegar.

Step 3

Crumble the beef over the mixture and mix well.

Step 4

Shape the mixture into four patties.

Step 5

Grill the burgers, covered or broil 3-inches from the heat until the juices run clear and a thermometer reads 155 degrees F when inserted into the center, about 4-7 minutes on each side.

Step 6

Top with the cheese and continue cooking until the cheese is melted, for about 1 minute.

Step 7

Serve the burgers on the buns with the bacon and your favorite toppings.

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