BLT Burgers With Bacon Mayonnaise

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Filled with candied bacon, bacon mayonnaise, and a burger patty, this is a sweet, meaty, tangy burger you won’t be able to resist.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.

4
Servings
393
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the candied bacon

  • 3 Tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon

For the bacon mayonnaise

  • 3 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1/3 Cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

For the burgers

  • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef chuck
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices Texas toast, toasted
  • Romaine lettuce, for topping
  • Sliced tomato, for topping

Directions

For the candied bacon

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix the brown sugar, cayenne, and cinnamon in a small bowl.

Arrange the bacon on a wire rack set over a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle half the sugar-spice mixture over the bacon. Bake for 10 minutes, then flip and sprinkled with the remaining sugar-spice mix and bake for 10 more minutes. Remove the bacon from the oven and let cool.

For the bacon mayonnaise

Cook the bacon in a skillet over medium heat, turning occasionally, until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon on paper towels, then chop finely.

Whisk the mayonnaise and sour cream in a small bowl. Stir in the diced bacon and chives and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

For the burgers

Form the ground beef into 4 equal-size patties, about 3 ½-inches in diameter. Sprinkle both sides of the patty with salt and pepper.

Heat a grill pan or cast iron skillet over high heat, and add the canola oil. Add the patties and cook about 3 minutes, then flip and top each with 1 slice Cheddar. Cover and continue cooking for 3 more minutes.

Smear the bacon mayonnaise on the toast. Serve the patties on the toast with lettuce, tomato, and candied bacon.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
22g
31%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
41g
89%
Vitamin A, RAE
19µg
3%
Vitamin B-12
6µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
10µg
11%
Calcium, Ca
74mg
7%
Choline, total
128mg
30%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
61µg
15%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
47mg
15%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
407mg
58%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
45µg
82%
Sodium, Na
334mg
22%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
141g
5%
Zinc, Zn
15mg
100%

Burger Shopping Tip

Most cattle are fed a diet of grass until they are sent to a feedlot – where they are finished on corn. When possible, choose beef from cattle that are “100% grass fed” - it will be more expensive, but better for your health.

Burger Cooking Tip

The method used to cook beef is dependent on the cut. Cuts that are more tender, like filet mignon, should be cooked for a relatively short amount of time over high heat by grilling or sautéing. While less tender cuts, like brisket and short ribs, should be cooked for a longer time with lower heat by braising or stewing.