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Buffalo Burger with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Lalaine

Ingredients

  • 4 thick-cut bacon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter , melted
  • 4 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons Worchestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 2 large tomatoes , sliced

Instructions

  • In a pan, cook bacon until golden and crisp. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Cut each into two and set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine butter and 2 tablespoons of the hot sauce.
  • In a bowl, combine mayonnaise and blue cheese. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, mix together ground beef, Worchestershire sauce, the remaining 2 tablespoons of hot sauce, salt and pepper until just combined. Divide into four and form into 1/2 inch thick patties. Brush on both sides with hot sauce-butter mixture.
  • On a lightly-oiled grill over medium-high heat, cook patties, brushing with hot sauce-butter halfway through, for about 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until desired doneness. Remove from grill and let rest.
  • With cut side down, warm buns on the grill for about 45 seconds or until lightly toasted.
  • On bottom hamburger bun, lettuce, tomato , bacon, beef patty and a dollop of mayo-blue cheese dressing. Top with remaining top of hamburger bun.