Just because this burger has an egg on it doesn't mean it's a breakfast food (but it's so good you might not care)!

Bacon Egg & Cheese Burger


  • 1/2 pound ground beef short rib
  • 1/2 pound ground brisket
  • 1/2 pound ground sirloin
  • 4 potato hamburger
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Michael's Toppings

  • American cheese
  • Thick-cut bacon (cooked until crisp)
  • Fried eggs
  • Pickled red onions
  • Mayonnaise
  • Yvette's Toppings
  • Sautéed mushrooms
  • Bacon
  • Pepper Jack cheese
  • Whipped tangy sandwich dressing

Clinton's Toppings

  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Prepared horseradish
  • Aged cheddar cheese
  • Cooked bacon

Carla's Toppings

  • Sautéed Mmshrooms
  • Caramelized onions with thyme and red wine
  • Swiss cheese
  • Bacon
  • Mayonnaise

Curtis' Toppings

  • Gorgonzola cheese (crumbled)
  • Mayonnaise
  • Arugula
  • Fried egg
  • Mexican hot sauce
  • Pickled red onions
step-by-step directions
step-by-step directions
  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium high heat.
  • For the burger patties: In a large bowl, gently mix together all three of the ground meats. Divide the mixture in to 4 equal sections and lightly form in to burgers, being careful not to pack too tightly. Season both sides of the burgers with a good amount of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place the burgers on the grill and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, flipping only once. Add the cheese and cook for another minute until melted.
  • In the meantime, spread the mayonnaise on the cut side of the buns and place them on a clean side of the grill to toast.
  • In a small nonstick pan over medium heat, add a thin film of olive oil, and crack an egg into the pan. Fry the egg, undisturbed, until cooked to your liking, about 2 to 3 minutes for a slightly runny yolk.
  • Build the burgers by placing a patty on each bun. Top with 2 pieces of crispy bacon, some pickled red onion and a fried egg.
  • For alternative burger toppings, use Yvette, Clinton, Carla and Curtis's favorite burger toppings as inspiration!
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Bacon Egg & Cheese Burger

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