Inside-Out BBBQ Burger

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It’s not another burger—it’s the best burger you can put on your menu. Stuffed with creamy Merkts Sharp Cheddar Cheese and applewood smoked bacon, this BBBQ burger has an extra “B” cause it’s that much better than the competition.


Portions: 12
Serving Size: 1 Burger
Day Part: Lunch, Dinner
Stuffed Burgers:
3 Pounds Ground Sirloin, 80/20 Blend
3/4 Cups Merkts Sharp Cheddar Cheese
3/4 Cups Cooked Applewood Smoked Bacon, Small Chunks
12 Ounces BBQ Sauce
12 Ounces Fried Onion/Jalapeño Strips
12 Burger Buns


Equipment: Griddle
For Stuffed Burgers:
  1. Make 2 burger patties (2 ounces each)—pressing each burger flat.
  2. Top the center of one of the patties with 1 tablespoon Merkts Sharp Cheddar Cheese, leaving 1/4” of the burger edges without cheese, then add 1 tablespoon bacon.
  3. Place the other patty on top and form into a burger, gently crimping the edges with your hands.
  4. Grill burger to order.
To Make An Inside-Out BBBQ Burger:
  1. Toast 1 burger bun.
  2. Place approximately 1 ounce fried onion/jalapeño on the bun heel.
  3. Top with 1 burger and spread 1 ounce of BBQ sauce over the burger.
  4. Finish by adding the bun crown.


This is one heavy burger—lighten it up by adding a side of coleslaw. It will help add a fresher element to this tasty burger.

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