BBQ Apple-Beer Burgers

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BBQ Apple-Beer Burgers

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
30min
Prep
50min
Total

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    Description

    If you haven't tried stuffing your barbecue burgers with bacon, apples, and beer, maybe you should.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    10 slice(s)Hy-Vee double-smoked bacon, divided
    2Fuji red apples, cored and divided
    1white onion, divided
    2(1-lbs. each) pkgs. 85%-lean ground beef
    ¼ c.stout beer
    2 clove(s)garlic, minced
    2 tsp.fresh thyme, finely chopped
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    6 slice(s)Hy-Vee deli-style smoked Gouda cheese
    ¾ c.Culinary Tours craft beer chipotle BBQ sauce
    6Hy-Vee Bakery pretzel buns, split and toasted
    6 leavesBibb lettuce

    Things To Grab

    • Large bowl
    • Large skillet
    • Paper towels
    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Meat thermometer

    Directions

    1. Finely chop 4 slices bacon, 1 apple, and half of onion; combine in a large bowl. Add beef, beer, garlic, thyme, salt, and pepper; combine well. Form mixture into 6 (3/4-inch-thick) patties.

    2. Cut remaining 6 bacon slices in half crosswise. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels; set aside.

    3. Preheat a gas or charcoal grill with a greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium heat (350 degrees). Grill beef patties for 12 to 15 minutes or until well-done (160 degrees), turning once. Top with cheese slices during the last minute of cooking.

    4. To serve, cut remaining apple and remaining onion half into thin slices. Spread 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce on bun bottoms; layer lettuce, apple slices, burgers, bacon, and onion slices. Add bun tops.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    810 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 30g
    • Cholesterol: 120mg
    • Sodium: 1850mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 86g
    • Protein: 47g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 45%
    0%
    Calcium 25%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 10%

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    Hy-Vee Seasons May 2020