The Cadillac Burger

The Cadillac Burger
P.J. Clarke's

Ingredients

  • 6 1/2 Ounces  ground beef
  •   Kosher salt, to taste
  • slice yellow American cheese
  • slices hickory-smoked bacon, baked*
  • hamburger bun
  • slice Spanish onion
  • kosher dill pickle spear
  • leaf lettuce (optional)
  • slices tomato (optional)

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by Michael DeFonzo

This burger is all about the classic ingredients — just a fresh ground beef patty, good old yellow American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion, and for the "Cadillac" touch, a little bit of hickory-smoked bacon. Eating in style doesn't always have to involve exotic ingredients.

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Directions

Mold the ground beef gently into a ½-inch-thick hamburger patty. Do not overhandle the meat. Heat a nonstick griddle over medium-high heat until hot. Place the burger down and season generously with salt. Sear for up to 4 minutes without moving. Flip the burger and sear for another 4 minutes without moving or touching (never press a hamburger).

 

Place the cheese on top of the burger patty and let the steam from the burger patty melt the cheese. Arrange the cooked bacon slices on top and serve on a bun with the onion slice underneath and a pickle. Top with the lettuce and tomato, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

908 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

45%

Servings:

1
  • Fat 67g 103%
  • Carbs 26g 9%
  • Saturated 25g 127%
  • Fiber 2g 7%
  • Trans 2g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Monounsaturated 28g
  • Polyunsaturated 6g
  • Protein 48g 95%
  • Cholesterol 183mg 61%
  • Sodium 1,445mg 60%
  • Calcium 252mg 25%
  • Magnesium 60mg 15%
  • Potassium 831mg 24%
  • Iron 6mg 31%
  • Zinc 9mg 63%
  • Phosphorus 517mg 74%
  • Vitamin A 18µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 5%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 37%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 32%
  • Niacin (B3) 12mg 61%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 42%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 67µg 17%
  • Vitamin B12 5µg 76%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin K 16µg 20%
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