Essential Everyday BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger

Essential Everyday BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Serves: Makes 4 Servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
  • 8 Essential Everyday American Singles Cheese Slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped and cooked Essential Everyday Bacon
  • 1 cup Essential Everyday Hickory Smoke Barbecue Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Essential Everyday 100% Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 medium sliced onion
  • 4 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 4 hamburger buns
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  • Prep:  Season beef with salt and pepper. Form into 8 thin patties about 5-inches in diameter.


  • Combine:  Place 2 slices cheese and 2 tablespoons bacon in the center of 4 patties. Top with remaining patties. Press edges together, pinching to completely seal.
  • Prepare grill to medium heat. Place burgers on grill. Grill, turning once, about 7-14 minutes or until internal temperature reaches160°F on an instant read thermometer. Brush with barbecue sauce the last couple of minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.  Add onions and mushrooms; salt and pepper to taste. Sauté until onions are golden brown and mushrooms are softened (about 5-7 minutes).


  • Create: Place burgers on rolls; top with mushrooms and onions. Serve with additional barbecue sauce, if desired.