Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger

Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger
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Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger

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Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger

Here’s a little trivia for you: Did you know that the WBCB (yes, it has a nickname) comes in three sizes (single, double, and the six-dollar version)? And that about 32 million combined were sold last year? Zac Efron and Padma Lakshmi just might — Efron said he "absolutely loves" them and Lakshmi starred in the commercial back in 2009. Here’s the recipe for the six-dollar version.  

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Prepare a charcoal grill. Lightly oil the grates and add the patty. Cook to the desired level of doneness (the USDA recommends an internal temperature of 160 degrees).

Spread the barbecue sauce divided evenly on both sides of the bun. Place the onion rings followed by the beef patty on the heel of the bun. Place the bacon, criss-crossed, followed by the cheese on the crown of the bun. Place the crown of the bun on top of the burger. 


Calories per serving:

1,986 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:



  • Fat 120g 185%
  • Carbs 146g 49%
  • Saturated 33g 167%
  • Fiber 8g 31%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Monounsaturated 41g
  • Polyunsaturated 38g
  • Protein 82g 165%
  • Cholesterol 227mg 76%
  • Sodium 3,594mg 150%
  • Calcium 611mg 61%
  • Magnesium 132mg 33%
  • Potassium 1,706mg 49%
  • Iron 9mg 50%
  • Zinc 16mg 108%
  • Phosphorus 1,229mg 176%
  • Vitamin A 17µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 4mg 7%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 66%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 53%
  • Niacin (B3) 18mg 92%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 98%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 161µg 40%
  • Vitamin B12 6µg 103%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 13mg 66%
  • Vitamin K 144µg 180%
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