The Bacon Cheeseburger

The Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
The crowning glory of The Bacon Cheeseburger is, of course, two slices of crisply cooked bacon.


8 burgers

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 626
Fat 34 g
Satfat 14 g
Protein 53 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 146 mg
Sodium 2317 mg


16 thin slices bacon (about 12 oz.)
8 slices American cheese
16 pickle slices, drained
Assorted toppings (optional):


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.

May 2013
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