Avocado Bacon Barbecue Burger recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Avocado Bacon Barbecue Burger

Serves 4

Thick, juicy burgers topped with fresh avocado, crisp bacon, and tangy barbecue sauce. Make this easy recipe for a burger with simple ingredients and loads of flavor.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground beef, 80% lean
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 large leaves red or green leaf lettuce
  • 1-2 tomatoes (to yield 6-8 slices)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons barbecue sauce
  • 4 burger buns

Instructions:

  1. Form ground beef in four equal patties (6-ounces each); refrigerate.
  2. Prepare toppings: cook bacon, wash lettuce, slice tomato and avocado; Set aside.
  3. Preheat 3/4 of grill to medium high and season burgers with salt and pepper. Place burgers over direct heat and grill 2-3 minutes on first side, flip, baste with barbeque sauce and grill 2-3 more minutes. Flip again, baste with sauce and move patties to cool side of grill to finish cooking (should reach an internal temperature of 160°F).
  4. Build burgers with bottom bun, lettuce, tomato, burger, bacon, avocado and top bun.

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