Happy National Cheeseburger Day

September 18, 2012

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! 

mac 'n cheese with bacon in burger

 

Bacon Mac ‘N Cheese Burger

Ingredients

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.

mac n' cheese on cheeseburger

 

-Clint Cantwell, Grilling.com Editor

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