Bacon-Wrapped Hamburgers

20170812_185057Happy Monday All!

Man it’s been a moment since I posted a recipe. Sorry, been a bit busy. Plus I’ve mentioned this before, but I tend to eat really simply at home, so I haven’t made anything new.

This is one of those simple things I like to eat at home.

Really I didn’t want to make plan old hamburgers for dinner. Plus with summer winding down (or so I am hoping, sorry I’m a Fall/winter girl), I figured I’d take advantage of burgers for dinner.

I did fill these with a little cheese and if I were making these for myself I would have used goat cheese. However, my husband, who I love so much, does not like goat cheese. Which is cool, we can’t agree on absolutely everything. So I sacrificed and filled them with smoked Gouda. Just as good. You can feel free to omit any cheese, however, and just wrap them in bacon.

I enjoy mine on lettuce. Last week, I did make a delicious pretzel bun, which I am refining to share with you one day. And there are loads of fry varieties you can choose from. I do like sweet potato. But rutabaga is really good too. Click the link to get a recipe for rutabaga fries. Ooh or plantains. Click that link too.

20170812_183446Bacon Wrapped Hamburgers

  • 1 lbs. hamburger
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 oz. smoked Gouda
  • salt and pepper to taste

Let’s Make it Happen: 

Divide hamburger into 4 patties. Flatten pretty thin. Place cheese in the center. Wrap it up and shape again.

Season with salt and pepper.

Wrap bacon around. I use pull it as I go, so it goes around about 2 times. Wrap another piece of bacon, going in the opposite direction.

Repeat with all the patties.

Place in a skillet on medium heat (a grill is totally cool too, we don’t have one though).

Cook. Keep flipping. Cook until the bacon is crispy and the centers are done.

Eat and Enjoy!

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