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Classic Western Burger
Prep Time:
0 minutes
Cook Time:
15 to 20 minutes
10 servings

10 slices thick-cut bacon

2 large eggs

2/3 cup milk

1 onion, peeled and minced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

3 pounds ground lean beef

1 cup bread crumbs

10 slices red onion

10 slices cheddar cheese

10 hamburger buns


In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over Medium-High heat, cook bacon, turn
ing occasionally, until browned on both sides and crisp, 8 to 10 minut
es. Transfer to paper towels to drain. When cool, break each slice in
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat eggs, milk, onion, garlic, 11/4 teasp
oons salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper to blend. Add beef and breadcrumbs a
nd mix gently.
Form into 10 equal patties, each about 4 1/2 inches wide. Brush onion
slices lightly on both sides with bacon fat in pan. Discard remaining
Lay patties and onion slices on a barbecue grill. Cook, turning meat a
nd onions once to brown on both sides, 6 to 8 minutes total.
About 2 minutes before patties are done, top each with a slice of chee
se. Also lay bun halves, cut side down, on grill and toast 1 to 2 minu
Set bun bottoms on a platter or plates. With a wide spatula, transfer
patties to bun bottoms. Top each with a grilled onion slice, 2 pieces
of bacon, and a spoonful of special slaw. Cover with bun tops

Nutritional Information

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