Onion Skillet Bacon Cheeseburgers

Introduction: Onion Skillet Bacon Cheeseburgers

About: Estelle Forrest is a wife, mother, business owner and self-taught home cook. She loves to get creative in the kitchen and makes a point of making dinner for her family almost every night of the week. Estelle l…

Looking for a delicious stacked-up burger? Then you came to the right place! A bacon cheeseburger with onions cooked in bacon grease

Makes 6 Burgers Prep Time 10 minutes Cook time 30 minutes


  • 3 Yellow Onions, cut into slices
  • 6 Brioche Buns
  • 6 Slices Sharp Cheddar
  • 8 Slices Thick-Cut Bacon, cut in half
  • 1 cup Bread and Butter Pickles

For the Patty:

  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 lb Ground Pork
  • 1 bag Garlic Pepper Crispy Onions, crushed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 tsp Parsley

For the Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Mayo
  • 1/2 cup BBQ Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Pickle Juice


  • Large Saute Pan or Cast Iron Skillet with lid
  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Paper Towels
  • Plate
  • Tongs

Step 1: Fry Up the Bacon

In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, add bacon. Cook until crispy and remove to a paper towel covered plate. Reserve bacon grease.

Step 2: Get the Onions Going

Add sliced onions to bacon grease and cook for 3 minutes stirring occasionally.

Step 3: Make the Patties

Add patty ingredients to a mixing bowl and combine. Form into 6 patties. Add to saute pan with onions. Reduce heat to medium. Cover pan and cook for 8 minutes.

Flip each burger and recover for 8 minutes more.

Remove lid and lay a slice of cheese on each burger. Let sit for a minute then remove burgers. Remove onions from heat.

Step 4: Make the Sauce

Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

Step 5: Build the Burger

Build the burger: smear bun with sauce. Add pickles and bacon. Top with a cheeseburger and cooked onions. Add top bun and enjoy!

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    4 months ago

    looks delicious! frying the burgers on onions seems like a great trick too! thanks for sharing :) good luck with your book!