Create the perfect meaty vessel.
Fill with love (and cheese).
Fire up your grill.
Behold your beautiful creation.
Cheddar Bacon Ranch Bowl Burgers
1 ½ cups cheddar cheese, shredded
½ cup cooked bacon, cut into pieces
2 jalapeños, minced
½ cup ranch dressing
2 pounds ground beef
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons pepper
6 burger buns
12 pieces of lettuce
1. Combine cheese, bacon pieces, jalapeños, and ranch in a bowl. Stir together and refrigerate.
2. Season the ground beef with salt and pepper in a large bowl, and mix in with your hands.
3. Grab a baseball-sized piece of beef. Roll it with your hands into a ball and place on a parchment lined baking tray.
4. Using a clean, empty soda or beer can, press the ball of beef around the can to create a bowl. Make sure to smooth out any cracks.
5. Fill the bowls with the cheddar mixture and refrigerate for 2 hours.
6. Preheat the grill to 350˚F/175˚C.
7. Cook burger bowls over indirect heat for 25-30 minutes.
8. Serve with or without a bun with your favorite toppings.