BLT Burgers

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Serves 4.
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All you need:

1 1/2 pounds 80%-lean ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 tbsp purchased gourmet burger seasoning
16 slices Hy-Vee white or whole wheat bread
4 tbsp Hy-Vee butter, softened
8 slices Hy-Vee American or cheddar cheese
Lettuce leaves
2 tomatoes, thinly sliced
8 slices Hy-Vee bacon, halved, cooked

All you do:

Combine beef, onion and seasoning. Form mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.
Preheat grill for direct cooking over medium heat.
Grill burgers for 14 to 18 minutes or internal temperature reaches 160 degrees, turning once halfway through grilling.
Meanwhile, for “grilled cheese” buns, lightly spread one side of each bread slice with butter. Top unbuttered sides of 8 of the bread slices with cheese. Top with remaining 8 bread slices, unbuttered sides down.
Meanwhile, for “grilled cheese” buns, lightly spread one side of each bread slice with butter. Top unbuttered sides of 8 of the bread slices with cheese. Top with remaining 8 bread slices, unbuttered sides down.
Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Place 4 of the sandwiches in the skillet. Grill sandwiches until bread is golden and cheese is melted, turning once halfway through cooking. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
Serve burgers on lettuce-lined “grilled cheese” buns with tomato and bacon slices.


Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 1040
Carbohydrate: 56g
Cholesterol: 210mg
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Fat: 68g
Protein: 50g
Saturated Fat: 31g
Sodium: 2080mg
Sugar: 10g
Trans fats: 2.5g

Daily nutritional values:
25% vitamin A
25% vitamin C
35% calcium
40% iron