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How To Make This Bacon-Cheddar Loaded–Cheeseburger

This burger *might* be better than takeout

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Bacon-Cheddar Loaded–Cheeseburger

Servings: 4INGREDIENTS5 bacon strips4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature¼ cup green onions, thinly sliced1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese1 pound ground beefSalt, to tastePepper, to taste 4 slices cheddar cheese4 hamburger buns, toastedPREPARATION1. In a pan over medium-high heat, add the bacon, and cook until crispy. Transfer to a cutting board and roughly chop. 2. In a bowl, add the bacon, cream cheese, green onions, and shredded cheddar, and mix well. 3. Divide the ground beef into four even portions and shape into balls. Form a well into the center of each, large enough for the cheese mixture. 4. Place a quarter of the cheese mixture into the center of each ball, and enclose inside the ground beef. Gently press each ball into a patty shape, and season both sides generously with salt and pepper. 5. Heat a cast-iron pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the burgers and cook for 4-5 minutes on one side.6. Flip the burgers, and cook for 2 minutes. Add a slice of cheese on each burger and cook for an additional 2 minutes, until the burger is cooked through and the cheese is melted. 7. Remove burgers from pan, and place on top a toasted burger bun. Top with condiments of your choice, and enjoy!

Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

5 bacon strips

4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature

¼ cup green onions, thinly sliced

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 pound ground beef

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

4 slices cheddar cheese

4 hamburger buns, toasted

PREPARATION

1. In a pan over medium-high heat, add the bacon, and cook until crispy. Transfer to a cutting board and roughly chop.

2. In a bowl, add the bacon, cream cheese, green onions, and shredded cheddar, and mix well.

3. Divide the ground beef into four even portions and shape into balls. Form a well into the center of each, large enough for the cheese mixture.

4. Place a quarter of the cheese mixture into the center of each ball, and enclose inside the ground beef. Gently press each ball into a patty shape, and season both sides generously with salt and pepper.

5. Heat a cast-iron pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the burgers and cook for 4-5 minutes on one side.

6. Flip the burgers, and cook for 2 minutes. Add a slice of cheese on each burger and cook for an additional 2 minutes, until the burger is cooked through and the cheese is melted.

7. Remove burgers from pan, and place on top a toasted burger bun. Top with condiments of your choice, and enjoy!

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