HG's Cheesy Bac-Onion Burger

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“Calories: 280 Fat: 8g Sodium: 994mg Carbs: 35g Fiber: 9.5g Sugars: 6g Protein: 25g PointsPlus® value 7*”
1 burger

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon fat-free mayonnaise
  • 12 teaspoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1 slice center-cut bacon or 1 slice turkey bacon
  • 13 cup thinly sliced onion, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 1 veggie burger, patty (Boca Original Vegan Meatless Burger)
  • 1 slice 2% milk cheddar cheese
  • one 100-calorie flat sandwich bun (like Arnold or Brownberry or Oroweat Sandwich Thins)


  1. In a small bowl, mix mayo with mustard until uniform.
  2. Cook bacon until crispy, either in a skillet over medium heat or on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. (See package for cook time.)
  3. Place onion in a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray. Add 1/4 cup water, cover, and set heat to medium. Cook for 6 minutes.
  4. Uncover, and cook and stir until water has evaporated and onion has softened and lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
  5. Transfer onion to a small bowl, and cover to keep warm.
  6. If needed, clean skillet. Remove from heat, re-spray, and return to medium heat. Cook burger patty for about 4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  7. Top patty with cheese and cook until melted, about 45 seconds.
  8. Split bun into halves, and place the cheese-topped patty on the bottom half. Break bacon in half, and place over the patty. Top with cooked onion.
  9. Spread the top half of the bun with mayo mixture, and place it over the onion. Eat up!

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