Ground Pork Burger with Smoked Bacon and Cheddar


Served on buttery brioche buns, these pork burgers with smoked bacon and Cheddar cheese will be a hit at the next barbecue.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 (1 pound) packages Farmland® Fresh Ground Pork

  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onion

  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce

  • Kosher salt

  • Fresh cracked black pepper

  • 8 strips Smithfield® Hickory Smoked Bacon, cooked crisp and cut in half

  • 8 thick slices sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 4 brioche buns, split horizontally

  • Lettuce

  • Tomato

  • Pickles

  • Mayonnaise

  • Yellow mustard


  1. Heat charcoal or gas grill to medium. Combine ground pork, onion and hot sauce; mix well with hands. Shape into 4 (8-oz.) burgers; season with salt and pepper on both sides.

  2. Grill burgers until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F., turning after 8 minutes. Place 2 slices cheese on top of each burger to melt.

  3. Lightly toast brioche buns on grill, being careful not to burn. Place pork burgers on buns; top each with 4 half strips of bacon.

  4. Serve with lettuce, tomato, pickles, mayonnaise and mustard on the side.


Recipe by BBQ Pit Master, Tuffy Stone.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1402 Calories
109g Fat
26g Carbs
78g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 1402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 109g 139%
Saturated Fat 49g 246%
Cholesterol 349mg 116%
Sodium 1429mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 78g
Vitamin C 6mg 28%
Calcium 919mg 71%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 853mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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