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The Bacon Cheeseburger

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 8 burgers
The crowning glory of The Bacon Cheeseburger is, of course, two slices of crisply cooked bacon.


Nutrition Information

  • calories 626
  • fat 34 g
  • satfat 14 g
  • protein 53 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 146 mg
  • sodium 2317 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare burgers as recipe directs and keep patties refrigerated until ready to cook.

  2. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, 10 to 12 minutes, working in batches if necessary. Drain on paper towels.

  3. Grill or broil burgers as recipe directs. Top with cheese during last minute of cooking time. Transfer each burger to a bun, top with bacon and pickles and serve immediately with assorted toppings, if desired.