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Pimiento Cheese-Bacon Burgers

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Hands-on time 28 mins
Total time 3 hrs
Yield Makes 6 servings
Let ground beef stand at room temperature for 10 minutes before grilling.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground sirloin
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup mixed chopped fresh herbs (such as basil, mint, and oregano)
  • Homemade Hamburger Buns
  • Toppings: pimiento cheese, cooked bacon slices, lettuce, and tomato slices

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Combine first 4 ingredients gently. Stir fresh herbs into meat mixture. Shape mixture into 6 (5-inch) patties.

  2. Grill, covered with grill lid, 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until beef is no longer pink in center. Serve on Homemade Hamburger Buns. Top each burger with pimiento cheese, cooked bacon slices, lettuce, and tomato slices.