Paul Bunyan Burgers

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by WhoKnew

This is from Quick Cooking (2001) and credited to Jo Reed. I made these (with a few changes) for an afternoon BBQ and my guests just loved the flavor of these burgers! I omitted the bacon, mushrooms, and horseradish, and made smaller, single-decker burgers to yield more than 3 servings.

Top Review by rbrynsaas

We made this last night and LOVED them. We made it just like the recipe stated. They were great. Even our 3 yr old who "doens't like meat" chowed these down. We can't wait to try some other combinations for the stuffing. Specifically adding some jalepenos and pepper jack cheese

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
  2. Remove with slotted spoon and transfer to paper towel to drain.
  3. In bacon drippings, saute mushrooms & onion until tender.
  4. Transfer to a bowl with slotted spoon and add bacon.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine egg, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, salt, pepper, and horseradish.
  6. Add beef and mix well.
  7. Shape into 6 patties (1/4" thick).
  8. Divide bacon mixture among 3 patties.
  9. Top bacon mixture with a cheese slice; fold in corners of cheese.
  10. Top with remaining 3 patties & seal edges.
  11. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot coals for 10-12 minutes or until meat juices run clear, turning once.
  12. Serve on buns.

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