Piggy Burgers

Look for ground pork at the meat counter at the supermarket. We recommend a blend that's not too fatty, such as an 8 5/15 mix of lean pork to fat.


Makes 4 burgers
Total time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes


1 pound ground pork
4 thick bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
2 teaspoons molasses-bacon seasoning blend
4 hamburger buns, toasted


1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Combine first 3 ingredients. Gently shape mixture into 4 (4-inch) patties.

2. Grill patties, covered with grill lid, 5 minutes on each side or until pork is no longer pink. Serve on buns with desired toppings.

Note: We tested with McCormick Grill Mates Molasses Bacon Seasoning.

Vanessa McNeil Rocchio,

Southern Living

August 2014
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