Who can resist a juicy beef burger topped with bacon, mushrooms and aged Cheddar?

Grilling Time: 14 minutes
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 4 minutes
Serves: 6


  • 1-1/2 lb (750 g) lean Ontario Ground Beef
  • 1 Ontario Egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 small Ontario Onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) sliced Ontario Mushrooms
  • 6 slices aged Ontario Cheddar Cheese
  • 6 sesame seed buns
  • 6 tbsp (90 mL) barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) shredded Ontario Lettuce Leaves
  • 6 slices cooked Ontario Bacon


In large bowl, combine beef, egg, onion, breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Shape into 6 burgers.

In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until tender.

Place burgers on greased grill over medium-high heat. Grill, covered, for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until thermometer inserted sideways into centre of each burger reads 160°F (71°C). Top with cheese and grill to melt.

Toast buns on grill. Spread each bun bottom with barbecue sauce. Top with lettuce, burger, mushrooms, bacon and bun top.

Nutrients per serving

1 Burger

PROTEIN: 42 grams

FAT: 26 grams



FIBRE: 3 grams

SODIUM: 1130 mg