Ingredient List
For the Garlic Aioli Sauce:
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
For the Bacon Cheeseburgers:
  • 4 thick cut slices bacon
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • ½ teaspoon steak seasoning blend
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 slices cheese, such as Colby Jack
  • Toppings: lettuce leaves, tomato slices (optional)
For the Garlic Aioli Sauce
  • In a small bowl, blend together garlic, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice and olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the bacon
  • Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Place bacon directly on grill and cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning as needed to ensure even cooking. Transfer to a plate. Set aside.

For the cheeseburgers
  • Combine bround beef, breadcrumbs and steak seasoning blend in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Lightly shape into four ½-inch patties.

  • Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

  • Spread garlic aioli sauce on each bun. Line bottom of each bun with lettuce and tomato, if desired; top with burger, cheese slice and grilled bacon. Close sandwiches.

  • Image: Grilled Bacon Cheeseburgers with Garlic Aioli Sauce.

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