Bacon Burgers Extraordinaire!


Bacon Burgers - Over The Top with Flavor

Bacon is not just an add-on or after-thought in this recipe. The whole burger in infused with that sweet, smoky bacon flavor throughout.
Servings 4
Author Pasture Prime


  • 6-8 slices of Pasture Prime Bacon
  • 1 1/2 pounds Grass Fed Wagyu Ground Beef from Pasture Prime


  1. Process bacon in food processor to a smooth paste, about 1 minute
  2. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed
  3. Cook bacon in non-stick skillet over medium-low heat, about 5 minutes (DO NOT cook until crispy)
  4. Bacon should be lightly brown in spots, but still pink. Break up pieces with spoon while cooking.
  5. Drain bacon over fine-mesh strainer set over a bowl
  6. Transfer bacon to paper towel lined plate and let cool completely
  7. Reserve bacon fat for cooking onions (optional)
  8. Spread beef in even layer on rimmed baking sheet
  9. Sprinkle bacon, 1 teaspoon pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt over beef.
  10. Gently toss with 2 forks to combine (don't use hands)
  11. Divide beef/bacon mixture into 4 equal mounds
  12. Gently shape into 3/4 inch patty about 4 1/2 inches in diameter
  13. Using fingertips, press center of patty down to create a slight depression
  14. Patties can be covered and refrigerated for up to 24 hours...great for entertaining.
  15. Clean and preheat your grill, or cook in cast iron skillet
  16. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Be sure to create a depression in your burger before cooking to keep it from "pooching up" during cooking.

Adapted from Cooks Country

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