Maple Bacon Beer Burger

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb
    Good Nature®85% Lean / 15% Fat Ground Beef
  • ¼ cup
  • 1 tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 4
    hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices
    cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices
    thick-cut maplewood smoked bacon, cut in half & cooked crisp

Combine ground beef, beer, and Worcestershire in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.  About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place buns, cut-side down, on grid.  Grill until lightly toasted.  During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.

Place burgers on bottom of buns; top with bacon slices.  Close sandwiches.

Note: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.

Recipe courtesy of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

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