Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger

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Carl's Jr. Western Bacon Cheeseburger
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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1
Servings
1022
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil or cooking spray, for the grill
  • 1/2 Pound 100-percent Black Angus beef patty
  • 1 Ounce tangy barbecue sauce
  • 1 sesame seed bun
  • 3 crispy breaded onion rings*
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked**
  • 2 slices American cheese

Directions

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. 

Bacon Shopping Tip

Look for center cut bacon which comes from a leaner part of the belly - you'll get more meat and less fat.

Bacon Cooking Tip

Cook bacon over medium to medium-low heat to prevent it from burning, and occasionally pour off the fat. You can save it for later use as a cooking oil.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
64g
98%
Sugar
14g
N/A
Saturated Fat
23g
100%
Cholesterol
227mg
76%
Protein
73g
100%
Carbs
39g
13%
Vitamin A
17µg
2%
Vitamin B12
6µg
100%
Vitamin B6
2mg
83%
Vitamin C
2mg
3%
Vitamin D
0.6µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
5µg
7%
Calcium
329mg
33%
Fiber
1g
6%
Folate (food)
23µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
85µg
21%
Folic acid
36µg
N/A
Iron
7mg
39%
Magnesium
86mg
22%
Monounsaturated
29g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
17mg
84%
Phosphorus
841mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
8g
N/A
Potassium
1316mg
38%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.8mg
44.3%
Sodium
1663mg
69%
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
47.9%
Trans
0.7g
N/A
Zinc
15mg
100%

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