Mac 'n cheese meets the old fashioned bacon burger in this Bacon Mac 'n Cheese Burger recipe from yours truly and sponsored by Omaha Steaks.
BACON MAC-AND-CHEESE BURGER
2 tsp. Kosher salt
Ground black pepper
1 box macaroni and cheese mix, prepared according to directions
8 slices precooked bacon
4 tbsp. ranch dressing
4 hamburger buns, lightly toasted
Prepare grill for high heat cooking. Season both sides of the burger patties liberally with salt and pepper. Make a small indentation in the center of each burger with your thumb (this will ensure that the burger maintains an even thickness and doesn’t plump up in the center while cooking). Place the burger patties on the grill and cook for approximately 4 minutes per side for medium rare (130-135 degrees internal temperature). Remove the burgers from the grill.
To assemble the burgers, spread ranch dressing on the top and bottom buns. Place one burger patty on each bottom bun, top with 2 slices of bacon, approximately 1/2 cup macaroni and cheese, and the top bun.
* This post is sponsored by Omaha Steaks but the recipe and opinions are my own.