These homemade hot Italian turkey sausage and ground sirloin burgers are grilled to perfection and topped with turkey bacon, spinach and sliced tomatoes, delivering an amazing combination of flavors. Whether you’re looking to make these cheddar bacon burgers for a low-key family dinner or to show off your grilling skills at a backyard BBQ, they will not disappoint. Once you’ve made them, share the loaded burger recipe with family and friends on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter or Instagram.
To make 4 cheddar bacon burgers, preheat your grill and combine sausage, ground sirloin, grated Cabot Lite50 Sharp Cheddar Cheese, chili powder, ground chipotle pepper and salt in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping into patties.
Place patties on grill and cook for 10 minutes per side or until done.
Toast buns on grill toward end of grilling time. Serve burgers topped with cooked turkey bacon, spinach leaves and sliced tomato. Dig in and enjoy!
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½ pound hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
½ pound ground sirloin
4 ounces Cabot Lite50 Sharp Cheddar, grated (about 1 cup)
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
4 whole wheat buns, split
4 strips turkey bacon, cooked
COMBINE sausage and next 5 ingredients (through salt) in large bowl. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping into patties.
PLACE patties on grill and cook for 10 minutes per side or until done.
TOAST buns on grill toward end of grilling time. Serve burgers topped with bacon, spinach, and tomato.