Happy National Cheeseburger Day
September 18, 2014
Today is National Cheeseburger day and we at Grilling.com are bringing back one of our all time favorite recipes, the Bacon Mac ‘N Cheeseburger. Stuffed full of mac ‘n cheese, topped with cheese sauce, bacon and a little more mac ‘n cheese, this burger is a beast of a feast. Check out the recipe below and for more great burger ideas be sure to stay tuned for our ongoing Burger of the Month series!
Bacon Mac ‘N Cheese Burger
1lb ground beef, preferably an 80/20 blend
Salt and course ground pepper
¾ cup prepared mac ‘n cheese
4 tbsp. Cheez Whiz
8 slices bacon cooked until crisp
4 hamburger rolls, split and toasted
Preheat grill to medium high. Gently form ground beef into eight ¼ inch thick patties. Place one tablespoon mac ‘n cheese in the center of four of the patties, top with remaining patty and pinch edges to seal. Sprinkle both sides of burger patties liberally with salt and pepper.
Grill burgers until thoroughly cooked through, approximately 6-8 minutes per side. Spread Cheez Whiz on the buns, Place burgers on the bottom buns, top each with additional 2 tbsp. of mac ‘n cheese and two slices of bacon. Add top bun and serve immediately.
-Clint Cantwell, Grilling.com Editor