Tested till perfect Blue Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Burgers
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Blue Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Burgers

Bacon keeps burgers moist and juicy. A centre of melted cheese adds a surprise.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

    4 slices tomato
    4 hamburger buns
    Patties:
    1 egg
    3 slices bacon, finely chopped
    1 small onion, grated
    2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
    1 tsp (5 mL) Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried thyme
    1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
    1 lb (500 g) regular or lean ground beef
    1/2 cup (125 mL) crumbled Canadian blue-veined cheese
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Preparation

Patties: In large bowl, beat egg; stir in bacon, onion, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, salt and pepper. Mix in beef.

Divide into quarters; shape into balls. With finger, make well in each ball; place one-quarter of the cheese in well. Press meat over to enclose cheese. Press into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre of meat reads 160°F (71°C), 12 to 14 minutes.

Sandwich burgers and tomato in buns.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 528 pro 31g total fat 29g sat. fat 13g
carb 34g fibre 2g chol 123mg sodium 938mg
potassium 475mg

% RDI:

calcium 19 iron 31 vit A 7 vit C 5
folate 37
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