Spicy Cajun-Candied Bacon Burger

Spicy Cajun-Candied Bacon Burger
16 servings


Ingredients Weights Measures
Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
KRAFT Mayo with Olive Oil Reduced Fat Mayonnaise - -
red bell peppers, roasted, cleaned and roughly chop - -
fresh lemon juice - -
extra virgin olive oil - -
garlic, minced into paste - -
ground red pepper (cayenne) - -
salt - -
ground black pepper - -
OSCAR MAYER 18-22 Slice Count Raw Bacon Flat Pak - -
Burger Patties
unsalted butter - -
red onions, small dice - -
A.1. Original Sauce - -
ground chuck - -
Sandwich Assembly
Cajun seasoning - -
salt - -
honey - -
ground red pepper (cayenne) - -
hamburger buns, split - -
tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices - -
Boston lettuce leaves - -


ROASTED Red Pepper Aioli: Process ingredients in food processor until pureed. Refrigerate until ready to use.

PLACE bacon in single layer in parchment-lined sheet pan. Bake in 350ºF convection oven until almost done. Remove from oven. Transfer bacon to separate pan; reserve drippings in separate pan. Refrigerate bacon and store drippings at room temperature until ready to use.

BURGER Patties: Heat saute pan. Add 4 tsp. of the reserved bacon drippings (or 1 tsp. of the reserved bacon drippings for trial recipe) and butter; cook until butter is melted. Add onions; cook on medium-low heat until caramelized, stirring occasionally. Stir in steak sauce. Remove from heat; cool completely.

COMBINE ground chuck and onions; shape into 16 (6-oz.) patties (or shape into 4 [6-oz.] patties for trial recipe).

FOR each serving: Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning and a pinch of salt evenly onto both sides of 1 Burger Patty. Grill to desired doneness. Meanwhile, drizzle 1 Tbsp. honey evenly over 2 cooked bacon slices; sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. ground red pepper. Broil until honey bubbles. Toast cut sides of 1 bun.

PLACE 2 tomato slices, 2 lettuce leaves, 1 Burger and 2 Cajun Bacon Candy slices on bottom half of bun. Spread 2 Tbsp. Roasted Red Pepper Aioli onto top of bun; place over bacon.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Substitute chipotle-flavored mayonnaise for the Roasted Red Pepper Aioli.
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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Total fat
 47 g
Saturated fat
 17 g
 150 mg
 1240 mg
 50 g
Dietary fiber
 3 g
 27 g
 41 g
Vitamin A
 30 %DV
Vitamin C
 25 %DV
 15 %DV
 30 %DV