Stuffed Burgers

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Hey Everyone!

This is Christopher Wiehl (Sara’s fiance) coming at you today with a new segment to the site called, “I think I know what I’m doing”. This segment is of the things I do, either cooking or crafting, that I’m taking a stab at and it might come out great, or horrible. Basically, I do the messing up for you!

This week Sara and I had some friends over for some Hamburgers. I didn’t want to serve them plain basic burgers, so I stuffed em up!

Whatcha Need:

1lbs Hamburger: 85%-15%

Burger Meat
5 strips of Bacon (or however much)

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1 Onion
1 Bell Pepper

Pepper Onion
1 Cup (or so) Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese
1 Package of American Single Cheese
Package of Hamburger Buns

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Weber Chicago Steak seasoning

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Fixings (ketchup, mayo, whateva)

Directions

1. Preheat your oven to 400degrees

2. Lay your bacon out on a baking sheet (with raised edges) (you can also put aluminum foil for easy clean up).

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3. When the oven is heated, throw in the bacon for about 9 minutes

While you are waiting for the bacon to cook, you can do some other preparation.

4. Cut the peppers and onions into small cubes to put in the burgers

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5. Weigh out the ground beef to make balls of 1/4-1/3 lbs of burger.

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6. Take the balls of meat and cut them into two even pieces.

7. Cut some sheets of parchment / wax paper into squares to help with the pressing of the burgers

8. Take a half of the meat and put it in between two pieces of parchment paper and flatten with hand or rolling pin. Do the same with the other side.

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9. Take the bacon and break it into small pieces and place on one-half. Put onions, peppers, and cheese on top.IMG_20150720_165206

10. Take the other half of meat and put on top of the filled piece and push edges closed. Flip over the burger and form with hands into a nice patty.

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11. Don’t forget to put seasoning on it!

12. Start your grill. Grill the patties over the flame for about 4-5 minutes then flip and cook for 2. Add cheese and put to the side of the grill.

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13. Grill your buns if you wish.

DONE.

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That is it guys. Check out the video below on a visual look on how to make these awesome patties! I cannot wait to make more!

Christopher Wiehl

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