BBQ Bacon Burgers with Cheddar and Onion Rings


Prepare to indulge in the ultimate BBQ Bacon Burgers with Cheddar and Onion Rings! This burger is a symphony of flavors, featuring juicy beef patties, crispy bacon, melted cheddar, and golden onion rings, all layered within a soft, toasted bun. Drizzled with a rich BBQ sauce, every bite of this burger is a perfect blend of smoky, savory, and slightly sweet flavors, making it a crowd-pleaser at any cookout or family dinner.

BBQ Bacon Burgers with Cheddar and Onion Rings

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yield: 4 burgers
  • Serving Size: 1 burger

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 600 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Sodium: 950 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g


  • Ground beef (450 g / 1 lb)
  • Bacon strips (8 pieces)
  • Cheddar cheese slices (4 pieces)
  • Prepared onion rings (12 pieces)
  • BBQ sauce (60 ml / 2 fl oz)
  • Hamburger buns (4 pieces)
  • Lettuce leaves (4 pieces)
  • Tomato slices (4 pieces)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Patty Preparation: Shape the ground beef into 4 patties. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Grilling Burgers: Grill the patties over medium-high heat until desired doneness is reached, about 4 minutes per side for medium.
  3. Bacon Cooking: In a skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Assembly: Toast the hamburger buns. On each bun bottom, place a lettuce leaf, tomato slice, beef patty, a slice of cheddar, two strips of bacon, and three onion rings. Drizzle with BBQ sauce and top with the bun.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Patty Thickness: Keep patties about ¾ inch thick to ensure even cooking.
  • Cheese Melting: Add the cheese slices to the patties during the last minute of grilling for perfect melting.
  • Onion Rings: For an extra crunch, consider homemade onion rings if time allows.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make these burgers with a different type of meat?

Absolutely, try using ground turkey or chicken for a lighter version.

How do I keep the patties from falling apart?

Avoid over-mixing the meat and press a dimple in the center of each patty before grilling.

Can these burgers be made in advance?

Yes, you can prepare the patties ahead of time and refrigerate them.