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Double Burger

Delicious Double Burger


  • Author: Jamie Harrington
  • Category: dinner

Description

Almost nothing says summer like cooking hamburgers on a grill, but sometimes it’s either too hot or too wet outside and that can really ruin a get together. No worries! This recipe for a delicious Double Burger will make your tastebuds dance and keep all the fun inside. So don’t let a little rain or heat stop you from enjoying this delicious taste of summer. Whip out the skillet, ready those knives…it’s time to cook it up right. Enjoy!


Ingredients

  • For The Patty:
  • ½ lb. Ground Beef (yes, ½ lb.)
  • 2 strips Lightly Cooked Bacon (chopped)
  • ½ cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. Chopped Fresh Chives
  • ½ tsp. Onion Powder
  • ½ tsp. Garlic Powder
  • Dash of Sea Salt
  • Dash of Ground Pepper
  • Other Ingredients:
  • ¼ cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 slice Red Onion (all rings intact)
  • 2 strips Bacon (cut into halves)
  • 1 slice long Dill Pickle (thinly sliced and cut in half)
  • 1 slice large Tomato (1/2 inch wide)
  • 1 small handful Lettuce
  • 1 whole Bun

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Heat stove top skillet to medium.
  3. Use hands to blend ground beef with chopped bacon, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped fresh chives, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt & pepper. Mold into a ball.
  4. No need to oil pan. Add beef patty to skillet. If available, use a cast iron press on each side.
  5. Cook patty approximately 10 minutes on each side (adjust your time accordingly if you prefer rare or well done beef patties).
  6. While burger is cooking, interlock raw bacon into a square basket weave (see photos). Place bacon onto skillet. Cook approximately 5 minutes on each side.
  7. Turn heat to low. Add shredded cheddar cheese, red onion rings, and bacon basket weave to burger. Place lid onto skillet. Wait 2 to 3 minutes before removing lid. Remove burger from heat and set aside.
  8. Place bun onto aluminum foil and into oven. Bake for approximately 5 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven.
  10. Plate burger atop bun. Add pickle, tomato, and lettuce. Serve immediately.

Notes

For a delicious Tex-Mex twist, mix 1/4 to 1/2 cup diced jalapeño into the patties before cooking. Top with fresh sliced avocado and a twist of lime. Enjoy!