WEEKDAYS 1e|12c|p

Rachael Ray's Bacon Wrapped Chipotle Burgers

Bacon Wrapped Chipotle Burgers Rachael Ray
Try these "Smoke and Fireworks" burgers at your summer barbecue!
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
6
cost
$
Contributed by :
What's more all-american or summer friendly than a burger? Rachael Ray's mouth watering "smoke and fireworks" bacon wrapped chipotle burgers are perfect for your barbecue. Don't forget to top them off with her sweet and spicy pickles!
share
ingredients
  • 12 Slices Smoky Bacon
  • Crisp Lettuce (finely chopped)
  • 6 Burger Rolls (split)
  • Almost Famous BBQ Sauce:
  • 1 Cup Ketchup
  • 2 Large Cloves of Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 Tablespoon Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon Dark Amber Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Smoked Sweet Paprika
  • Coarsely Ground Pepper
  • Burgers:
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Drizzling11/2 Lb Ground Beef Chuck
  • 12 Slices Yellow Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 Tablespoon Pureed Chipotle in Adobo Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
watch this recipe
×
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    12 Slices Smoky Bacon
    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Arrange the bacon on a slotted broiler pan or on a cooling rack set over a baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes to cook the bacon halfway; set aside until cool enough to handle.
  • 2
    1 Cup Ketchup
    2 Large Cloves of Garlic (finely chopped)
    2 Tablespoon Dark Brown Sugar
    2 Tablespoon Dark Amber Maple Syrup
    2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
    1 1/2 Tablespoon Cider Vinegar
    1 Teaspoon Smoked Sweet Paprika
    Coarsely Ground Pepper
    While the bacon is cooking, make the sauce: Combine all BBQ sauce ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a bubble and reduce the heat to low; simmer 15 to 20 minutes to thicken. 
  • 3
    11/2 Lb Ground Beef Chuck 
    2 Tablespoon Pureed Chipotle in Adobo Sauce
    2 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce 
    Extra Virgin Olive Oil for Drizzling
    Salt
    Pepper 
    In a large bowl, combine the beef, chipotle puree, and Worcestershire sauce; season with salt and pepper and a drizzle of EVOO and mix thoroughly. Score the meat into 6 equal portions and form them into patties slightly thinner in the center than at the edges for even cooking and to ensure a flat surface. Drizzle the patties with EVOO. Rachael's tip: Press the center of the patties slightly in, as the meat plumps out while cooking. This will give you a nice, flat burger when done. 
  • 4
    Heat a large griddle or skillet over medium to medium-high heat.
  • 5
    12 Slices Yellow Cheddar Cheese
    Cross 2 slices of bacon on a work surface, place a patty on top and wrap the bacon up and around the burger. Repeat to wrap all 6 patties. Cook the burgers with the bacon seam side down first until the bacon is crisp; flip and cook until the bacon on the second side is crisp, 10 to 12 minutes total for medium burgers. Top the burgers with cheese for the last minute of cooking, tenting the griddle with aluminum foil to help melt the cheese.
  • 6
    Crisp Lettuce (finely chopped)
    6 Burger Rolls (split)
    Place a little lettuce on the roll bottoms and top with the burgers, BBQ sauce, and pickles (get the recipe for the pickles here). Set the roll tops in place.
 
Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ABC's media platforms. Learn more.

similar recipes