We all know bacon on a burger is great; this recipe goes a step further and put the bacon in the burger. As if that’s not bacon-y enough, the burgers are topped with a savory-sweet bacon-onion jam. Use the best bacon you can find to make these burgers; we especially like dry-cured, applewood-smoked bacon.
Make Ahead Tips
The bacon-onion jam can be made a day or two ahead, refrigerated, and gently reheated before spooning it onto the burgers.
Making an indentation in the center of each burger keeps them from swelling up into mini basketballs on the grill.
This was excellent. Super easy and really made the burgers delicious. We didn't add the usual cheese, condiments, pickles - nothing was needed. My husbnd's coment regarding the "jam" was that it was money!
Great recipe! Very quick and easy way to boost the flavor of a typical burger!
Excellent! I live in an apartment with no where to grill so I browned the burgers in a skillet. So juicy and savory! I stirred the leftover bacon-onion-balsamic jam into some ramen and put some on a chicken sandwich. It is versatile and delicious.
These burgers were incredible! A huge fan of cheese, I generally shy away from burgers that don't slap some on top melt away, but these were worth omitting of any of my dairy delight! The burgers themselves were drip down your face juicy (which is sometimes rare when grilled) but the bacon onion jam was killer! I am trying to think of other ways to use the stuff....Great recipe FC!
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