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Cheddar Cheese Burgers With Jezebel Sauce

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“From Diners, Drive-ins and Dives cookbook. Courtesy of Gwen Manci of Manci's Antique Club,Daphne,Ala.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning, Tony Chachere's
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning, Dale's Seasoning (can be purchased online at
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 lbs ground round
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cheese, cheddar, shredded
  • 8 slices bacon, smoked, cooked
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes, sliced
  • red onion
  • condiments, of your choice


  1. Use your hands to work the seasoning mixes, salt, and pepper into the beef. Be careful not to overwork. Shape the meat into four 1/2 inch-thick patties.
  2. Heat a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and heat. Cook the burgers to the desired of doneness. Top each burger with 1/4 cup cheese and 2 bacon right before it is done.
  3. While the burgers are cooking, warm your buns. Serve the burgers with Jezebel sauce, condiments, lettuce, tomato, and red onion.

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