All-American Bacon Cheeseburger


  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon steak sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar

  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese

  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • 8 cooked bacon strips

  • Optional toppings: lettuce leaves and tomato, onion and pickle slices


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.

  2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat or broil 3 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 160° and juices run clear. Top with cheese. Grill 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Serve on buns with bacon and toppings of your choice.