The Guilty Pleasure Burger

  • serves 6 - 8

Courtesy of Chris W. Preston of Chuck's Burger Bar.

19 Ratings
Directions for: The Guilty Pleasure Burger


2 lb(s) ground bacon (available at local butcher)

½ lb(s) lean pork

6 - 8 fresh egg buns or sesame seed burger buns

12 - 18 slices medium Cheddar

lettuce (optional)

tomatoes, sliced (optional)

onions, sliced (optional)

pickles (optional)

mayonnaise (optional)

ketchup (optional)

grainy mustard (optional)


1. In a medium stainless steel bowl, mix together ground pork and ground bacon until fully combined; separate ground mixture into 6-8 evenly-sized balls.

2. Press balls down firmly to create patties.

3. Place burger patties on dinner plates, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour to set.

4. Preheat grill.

5. Grill each burger until burger reaches an internal temperature of 160ºF, about 5-7 minutes per side.

6. Add two slices of cheese to each burger patty and continue grilling until cheese melts; remove burgers form grill and place on bun.

7. Dress burgers to preference with cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, pickles, mayonnaise, ketchup, and grainy mustard.

See more: Cheese, Comfort Food, Dinner, Main, Pork

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