Bacon keeps burgers moist and juicy. A centre of melted cheese adds a surprise.
- Portion size 4 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009
- 4 slices tomato
- 4 hamburger buns
- 1 egg
- 3 slices bacon , finely chopped
- 1 small onion , grated
- 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
- 1 lb regular or lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup crumbled Canadian blue-veined cheese
MethodPatties: 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 facts Per serving: about
- Sodium 938 mg
- Protein 31 g
- Calories 528.0
- Total fat 29 g
- Potassium 475 mg
- Cholesterol 123 mg
- Saturated fat 13 g
- Total carbohydrate 34 g
- Iron 31.0
- Folate 37.0
- Calcium 19.0
- Vitamin A 7.0
- Vitamin C 5.0