Maple-Bacon Beer Burger
Ingredients icon 6 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4
Time icon 13


  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)

  • 1/4 cup beer

  • 1 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split

  • 4 slices reduced-fat Cheddar cheese

  • 4 extra-thick slices Maplewood-smoked bacon, cut in half, cooked crisp


  1. Combine Ground Beef, beer, and Worcestershire in medium bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Shape into four 1/2-inch thick patties.

  2. Place patties in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.  About 2 minutes before burgers are done, place buns, cut-side down, on grid.  Grill until lightly toasted.  During last minute of grilling, top each burger with cheese.

  3. Place burgers on bottom of buns; top with bacon slices.  Close sandwiches.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 513 Calories; 216 kcal Calories from fat; 24 g Total Fat; 9 g Saturated Fat; 10 g Monounsaturated Fat; 110 mg Cholesterol; 1301 mg Sodium; 25 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.2 g Dietary Fiber; 46 g Protein; 4.5 mg Iron; 17 mg Niacin; 0.6 mg Vitamin B6; 2.7 mcg Vitamin B12; 8.1 mg Zinc; 65.8 mcg Selenium; 132.2 mg Choline;

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