Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cook Time

45 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Maple

Make it a triple. Beef patties are stuffed with three different cheeses and topped with double the bacon for a burger you'll melt for.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 8 Slices bacon

  • 3/4 Pound ground beef

  • 3/4 Pound Bacon, ground

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 4 Swiss Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

  • 4 Cheddar Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

  • 4 Mozzarella Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

  • 4 hamburger buns

  • Pickle, slices

  • romaine lettuce leaves

  • tomatoes

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place bacon strips directly on grill grate and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until rendered and crispy but not burnt. Remove from grill and set aside.
    Grill Icon
    Grill350 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 8 Slices bacon

  • 3

    Turn grill up to High and preheat lid closed, for 10 minutes.
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    Grill500 ˚F
  • 4

    Mix the ground beef, ground bacon, salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Form the mixture into 8 equal-size balls.
    Ingredients
    • 3/4 Pound ground beef

    • 3/4 Pound Bacon, ground

    • To Taste salt

    • To Taste pepper

  • 5

    Press the 3 different types of cheese cubes into the center of each ball and cover completely with meat. Form the balls into hamburger patties, about 1/4" thick. Grill burgers until desired doneness and remove from grill.
    Grill Icon
    Grill350 ˚F
    Probe Icon
    Probe130 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 4 Swiss Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

    • 4 Cheddar Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

    • 4 Mozzarella Cheese, 1/2" Cubes

  • 6

    Toast buns on grill for 1 minute. Place burgers on buns and top with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickle, and bacon strips. Top with your favorite condiments. Enjoy!
    Grill Icon
    Grill350 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 4 hamburger buns

    • To Taste Pickle, slices

    • To Taste romaine lettuce leaves

    • To Taste tomatoes

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