Inside-Out Bacon Cheeseburgers

Total Time
15 mins
40 mins

I made this for dinner tonight. I found it in Kraft Food & Family Magazine, and I'm glad I did.

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  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 slices cheese, quartered
  • 4 hamburger buns


  1. Preheat grill
  2. Mix meat and 2 tablespoons of the dressing. Shape into 8 very thin, flat patties.
  3. Mix remaining 1 tablespoons dressing and the bacon.
  4. Spoon about 1 tablespoons of the bacon mixture onto the center of 4 burger patties
  5. Top each heap of bacon mixture with 2 cheese quarters.
  6. Cover with second patty and pinch edges to seal.
  7. Grill patties 7 to 9 minutes on each side, or till cooked through.
  8. Place each burger on a bun and add your choice of condiments, lettuce, tomato, and onion.
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4 5

We really liked these! Next time I make them I'll have to make a better attempt at sealing the edges. I guess the beef shrank up while cooking. I used smoky provolone for the cheese which added a wonderful smoky flavor. Thanks for posting! Made for 2008 All New Zaar Cookbooks Tag.

5 5

My husband loves these! I used to make them like this, but never mixed in the dressing with bacon - wow! It adds a good flavor! Thanks for posting!!!

5 5

this was so quick and easy. My boyfriend and i are on lo-carb diets, so minus the bun and we loved it!!!