Beef And Bacon Burgers

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Nov. 29, 2010

Ingredients

Bacon slices 4 , cut in half
Ground beef 1 Pound
Dry bread crumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ketchup 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Small , finely chopped to make about 1/4 cup
Green bell pepper 1/2 Small , finely chopped to make about 1/4 cup
Hamburger buns 4 , split and toasted

Directions

1. Place bacon on rack in dish. Cover with paper towel and microwave on high 3 to 4 minutes or until almost crisp; drain and reserve. Drain fat from dish.

2. Mix remaining ingredients except hamburger buns. Shape mixture into 4 patties, each about 3/4 inch thick. Arrange in circle on rack in dish. Crisscross 2 half-slices bacon on each patty.

3. Cover with paper towel and microwave on high 7 to 9 minutes, rotating dish 1/2 turn after 3 minutes, until beef is medium done-ness (160° on meat thermometer). Let stand covered 3 minutes. Serve in hamburger buns.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 2053Calories from Fat 1155

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 130 g200%

Saturated Fat 45 g225%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2454 mg102.25%

Total Carbohydrates 134 g44.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 97 g194%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet