Boss Hog’s Authentic, Country Style Gourmet BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger

July 11, 2010 5:00 am Published by 2 Comments


Boss Hog doesn’t mean to completely blow your mind or make all of the “Fast Food” joints out there feel bad and sorry for what they are doing, but here’s the “dag burn” truth of the matter!

The fact is, you can enjoy serving up 4 of the most outrageously delicious, top quality, premium, country style gourmet BBQ Bacon Cheeseburgers for less money than it would cost to go pick them up at a drive through window, and the burgers will be twice as big, 4 times more healthy and 5 times as tasty and enjoyable, while simultaneously being about 180 calories lighter with about 20% more protein, 30% less fat and 30% less saturated fat, while maintaining a carbohydrate percentage that is actually lower than the store bought burgers.

It’s not a miracle; it’s simply choosing to use only the finest, freshest, top of the line ingredients in the preparation of the meal.

Sound good? Then let’s do this thing!

Boss Hog’s Authentic, Country Style Gourmet BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger

(Serves 4)

Ingredients: ounces of prime, ground beef  


2 tbsp freshly ground garlic

Salt to taste.

12 slices of Bacon Freak’s Bourbon Street Cajun Style Smoked Country Bacon

wheat hamburger buns

4 slices sharp cheddar cheese

4 slices jack cheese

4 thick slices of red

4 thick slices of tomato

1 jar of Coastal Vineyards Gourmet BBQ Sauce


Grind your prime beef till it has the consistency of common, uncooked hamburger meat.ack the beef tightly together with your hands.

Mix the ground garlic into the meat and p

Shape the meat into 4-inch-diameter patties on a sheet of wax paper.

Sprinkle lightly with salt on both sides, and then place in the freezer for 10 minutes in order to help the patty maintain its shape.Preheat a grill to high.

Place the bacon on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven at 400 degrees for about 16 minutes, turning the bacon every 4 minutes until the bacon is cooked to your preferred level of crispiness.

Transfer the bacon to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb all excess bacon grease.emove the patties from the freezer and allow them to marinate in a bowl of the BBQ sauce for about 5 minutes.


Now place the burgers on the grill.

Cook to desired preference of “done-ness, turning the burger ever 2 minutes to get a consistent grilling for the meat.

Toast the bun halves on an upper grill rack for 30 seconds to 1 minute, watching them carefully.

Place the cheese on top of the burger for the last few seconds of cooking so it just begins to melt.Add the patty to the toasted bun bottom.

Crisscross the 3 bacon strips on top of the burger.

Generously lather the cooked burgers with more BBQ Sauce on the top of the burger and then carefully place the onion and tomato on top.

Serve with some potato salad, or natural cut French fried potatoes, large dill pickles and a beverage of your choice.  Enjoy!

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