Avocado Bacon and Blue Burgers


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Avocado Bacon and Blue Burgers

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Grilled pretzel bun filled with cherry tomatoes, hamburger, blue cheese, bacon and avocado

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    Add a little extra flavor to your burger by adding flavorful avocado slices and tangy blue cheese.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 3
    1 lbs. ground beef
    9 cherry tomatoes, chopped
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper
    1 tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee Select white wine vinegar
    3 Hy-Vee Bakery Fresh pretzel buns, split
    6 oz. Hy-Vee Select blue cheese
    6 strips Hy-Vee center cut bacon, cooked
    1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

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      1. Lightly grease grill rack.
      2. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium heat.
      3. Divide ground beef into thirds and form into patties. Make a slight indentation in center of each burger for even cooking.
      4. Combine tomatoes, black pepper, salt and vinegar.
      5. Grill buns, if desired.
      6. Grill burger patties, flipping once, to an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Cooking time will depend on thickness of burger. Two minutes before removing patties from grill, top each with 2 ounces of blue cheese.
      7. To assemble burgers, top each bottom bun with tomato mixture, burger patty with cheese, bacon, avocado and top bun.

      Nutrition facts


      870 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 43g
      • Cholesterol: 145mg
      • Sodium: 2430mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 66g
      • Protein: 58g

      Daily Values

      Vitamin A 20%
      Vitamin C 25%
      Iron 45%
      Calcium 35%

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      From the week of July 28, 2016