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Paul Bunyan Burgers

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“This is from Quick Cooking (2001) and credited to Jo Reed. I made these (with a few changes) for an afternoon BBQ and my guests just loved the flavor of these burgers! I omitted the bacon, mushrooms, and horseradish, and made smaller, single-decker burgers to yield more than 3 servings.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
  2. Remove with slotted spoon and transfer to paper towel to drain.
  3. In bacon drippings, saute mushrooms & onion until tender.
  4. Transfer to a bowl with slotted spoon and add bacon.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine egg, Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt, salt, pepper, and horseradish.
  6. Add beef and mix well.
  7. Shape into 6 patties (1/4" thick).
  8. Divide bacon mixture among 3 patties.
  9. Top bacon mixture with a cheese slice; fold in corners of cheese.
  10. Top with remaining 3 patties & seal edges.
  11. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot coals for 10-12 minutes or until meat juices run clear, turning once.
  12. Serve on buns.

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