May 03, 2016

Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers


Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers | CGH Lifestyle

Do you love summer grilling?  If you’re like me, nothing beats a lazy backyard BBQ with friends, and these burgers are sure to impress your guests!  They are simple to make, but delicious enough for any restaurant menu.  When we tried our first stuffed burgers last summer, we knew we were on to something, and I’ve been dying to try more variations of this fun meal.

Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers | CGH Lifestyle

Stuffing the toppings inside the meat is a great way to serve these flavorful burgers.  You can add a variety of toppings, but we love this creamy blue cheese and bacon combination.  Don’t forget your favorite BBQ sauce, it’s a perfect combination of flavors!

Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers | RecipeBe sure to seal the edges well, or some of your filling will ooze out once it begins to melt.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper once the patties are formed, your meat will be more tender than if you mix it in.

Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb 85% lean hamburger
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1-2 oz blue cheese
  • 1/8 tsp granulated garlic
  • 4  strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • mayonnaise
  • BBQ sauce

Optional Toppings:

  • sliced cheddar cheese
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • thinly sliced red onion or caramelized onions

Directions:

  1. Combine the cream cheese, blue cheese and garlic.  Set aside.
  2. Divide meat into fourths.  Now divide each fourth in half (for 8 total pieces of meat).
  3. Shape each section of meat into a round patty, slightly bigger than your hamburger buns (the meat will shrink as it cooks).
  4. Drop 1/4 of the cheese mixture onto each of 4 of the patties.  Spread the cheese mixture to within half an inch of the edge of the patties.
  5. Cover the cheese with bacon crumbles, dividing it evenly among the patties.  Top the blue bacon patty with the plain patty, and seal the edges together.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Cook patties over a medium-high grill for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
  7. Let burgers rest for several minutes before serving with mayo and bbq sauce on toasted buns.

Notes:

  • If blue cheese flavor is a little strong for you, add 1 oz to the cream cheese mixture.  If you love blue cheese, add the full 2 oz.
  • If you have fresh garlic, use about 1/2 clove…or more to taste!
  • You can make it without the cream cheese, but we love the creamy, gooey melty cheese center, so we always put it in.

Tips for a Delicious Burger

  • Use 85% lean meat.  If you use leaner meat, it will less flavorful.
  • Try to work the meat as little as possible.  Stuffed burgers require more handling than a plain patty, so just do your best not to overwork it.
  • Shape your patties to be a little larger than your hamburger buns.  They will shrink as the fat cooks out.
  • Season your patties with salt after the patties are formed.  Your meat will be more tender if the salt is not mixed in.
  • Grill your hamburgers for great flavor.  Cook them under a broiler in a cast-iron skillet if you can’t grill them.
  • Toast your hamburger buns.  Open the buns and face them inside-down on your cooking surface until they are lightly browned (or face them up if using a broiler).
  • Let your stuffed burgers rest for a few minutes before you eat them.  The filling will be hot and melted and may ooze out, be careful not to burn yourself.

Blue Bacon Stuffed Cheeseburgers | Recipe

  • Beatrix

    wow i really wanna try this!

  • PAo10

    I want to do this!

  • Elise Hinzmann

    Sounds Delicious!!

  • ❁M❁A❁R❁I❁T❁Z❁A❁

    Every year when summer starts my parents have a BBQ and each one of our family members brings there own recipe but I think this year we’ll blow them away with this. Haha

  • MONA

    I’m so hungry now 😍

  • Keyana Toure

    This looks so good!

  • Melanie

    I’m not much for a burger unless it’s like homemade, so I have a feeling this is going to taste amazing!

  • Gwyneth Parallag

    Current craves

  • Hannah Brown

    They look amazing!

  • Allison

    I could so go for 1 of these right now!

  • Teni SinLa

    Thanks for sharing,… let me try this!

  • Divya Agrawal

    Yummy 😋

  • Allie G

    Looks good!

  • MBGrammer

    Very tasty!

  • Kala Middlebrook

    can u do some dairy free stuff

  • Jimena Fernandez

    this looks delicious!

  • Kayla

    I love bacon 😋😋

  • Max

    yummy

  • Elvedin

    Yummy

  • samantha smith

    This looks yummy! I’m gonna try this!

  • Ana Sotelo

    Yummy can’t wait to try to make some.

  • Ben Cogan

    Looks yummy, makes me want to run to the kitchen to make one, but first need to go to the supermarket, so now it starts to be to much….. ooooffffffffffff!!!! 🙁

  • Yasmine

    Looks ammaziinggg😍😍

  • Paris Perez

    Looks sooo good omg I definitely need to try it

  • Kayla

    Yummy

  • Jeena Bittenbender

    Looks amazing!!! I need to try these!!

  • Anna Thulin

    looks good.

  • Rose Leon

    yummy!!

  • Oh my this goodness this looks so delicious!

  • Esmee Remie

    Jummy!!

  • Chinasa Okuma

    looks so delicious omg!!

  • Anna Hoffmann

    looks so good!

  • Nabila Bestari

    Yummmm

  • Praise Chab

    not normally a fan of blue cheese but this looks so good that i might try it

  • ST

    This is making my mouth water…. looks sooo good……

  • Nouzhat Yousuf

    yummy

  • Angelyn

    That looks so good. and yummy

  • Barbara Sofia

    Looks super jummy

  • Jessica Palacios

    I love food and i this is a good form to have family time!!!

  • Macall

    Interesting! Must try 🙂

  • Jennie

    This looks very good!

  • Melanie Perez

    Omg this looks delicious!!!

  • Xictlaly and Dolores

    Yummy

  • Kay-Ann O

    Can’t wait to try 😩😍

  • Kenzi Walcer

    Looks so good

  • Eudys Loaiza

    Bacon <3

  • Erika Al

    yummy!!!

  • Wendy Diaz

    Yum

  • Patricia Martin Salvador

    I love it

  • Chinasa Okuma

    yum!!

  • PAo10

    I want to try this!

  • cortney brown

    Looks amazing !

  • Mónica Carranza

    Seems delicious!

  • Abdel Mentalist

    delicious

  • Beatrix

    wow this looks so good!

  • Jurika Martinez

    yummmmmmmmmmmmm

  • sophia cavalcante

    Wooow, so gorgeous

  • Nouzhat Yousuf

    waooo

  • Sarah Hurd

    woahh

  • Jillian Stone

    Yum

  • MBGrammer

    Looks tasty

  • Jewell Tovar

    mmm delicious

  • Gess

    nom nom 😊😄

  • Macall

    Absolutely mouth watering!

  • Devinee

    Yes please!

  • Stacy Menendez

    Looks yummy!

  • faye

    Looks good!

  • Alejandra Villarroel

    Looks soooo good!

  • hanh nguyen

    look yummy!!

  • Claudia Sanchez

    It looks delicious

  • Emely de los santos

    😍😍

  • Alyssa Cantu

    Looks so good! !!!

  • Dawn Meyers

    I can’t wait to try this recipie – my husband will think he died and went to heaven

  • Gina Rose

    My boyfriend is going to live this

  • Xenia

    It looks good.

  • Lisa Coomer Queen

    This looks and sounds delicious! Thank you for posting the recipe!

  • Kayla

    This looks so good

  • Danielle B. Davis

    Looks so good…

  • sage rawls

    Yum!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Annalise G

    Yummy

  • Emma

    Yummmm I’m dying for it !!!!!

  • Nicole

    This looks really good

  • Melanie Perez

    Mom make this!!🍔💗😍😍

  • Faith R

    Um, this looks amazing!!

  • Kimberly O’Connor

    Looks good!! 😋😋😍

  • Enrique J. Trinidad

    looks absolutely delicious

  • Erin

    mmm👍🏻

  • Mónica López

    ♡♡♡♡♡

  • Allison

    I read blue bacon and was like what the?? ☺