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Bigger, Better, Bacon Burger

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 10-15 Mins
  • Portions: 3

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 3/4 lb. Meridian Free Range Ground Beef
  • 1/4 lb. Meridian Double Smoked Bacon (cut into small pieces)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil for grilling
  • 3 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 6 slices cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • Pickles, relish, avocadoes, tomatoes, lettuce, onions, bacon, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, thousand island


  1. Place beef and bacon into a large mixing bowl and season with salt and pepper
  2. Mix together until fully combined
  3. Form six equal patties and place in the refrigerator between parchment paper
  4. Heat a grill over medium-high heat and brush the surface with vegetable oil
  5. Place patties onto the grill pan, and grill for 5 to 7 minutes on each side
  6. About two minutes before patties are done, place a piece of cheddar and jack cheese over each patty and aloow to melt
  7. Repeat with remaining patties and cheese
  8. Stack two patties onto one another and place on a toasted bun
  9. Top with toppings and condiments


Yields1 Serving



Bigger, Better, Bacon Burger
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Penny says:

Can you mix the beef and bacon, form into patties and then freeze them?

Meridian Meats says:

Hi Penny,

Yes! That’s a great idea! I think we will try that next time 🙂

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