Bold Honey-Barbecue Burger


Grilled beef burgers are topped with honey-barbecue sauce, crisp bacon, onion rings, cheese slices, and tomatoes.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
12 mins
Additional Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 12 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 2 tablespoons steak seasoning

  • 4 hamburger buns

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • ¾ cup barbecue sauce

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 8 thick slices bacon, cooked crisp

  • 8 frozen onion rings, prepared according to package directions

  • 4 slices Borden® American Cheese Singles

  • 4 slices tomato

  • Fresh lettuce


  1. Combine ground beef, green onions, garlic powder and cayenne pepper; form into 4 patties. Sprinkle both sides with steak seasoning. Cover and chill. (These can be made several hours ahead.)

  2. Brush buns with melted butter, set aside. Mix barbecue sauce with honey in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. Preheat grill (medium-high heat). Grill burgers to an internal temperature of 160°F, about 4 to 6 minutes per side. Two minutes before burgers are finished, grill buns, butter side down, until golden brown. Place Borden® American Cheese Singles on burgers to melt.

  4. Serve each burger on a buttered bun topped with 2 slices crisp bacon and onion rings, honey barbeque sauce, lettuce and tomato.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

726 Calories
40g Fat
53g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 726
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 52%
Saturated Fat 17g 84%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 3134mg 136%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 5mg 25%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* 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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