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Really Good Pimento Red Pepper Bacon Cheeseburgers

    Pimento Bacon Cheese Burger recipe

    Pimento Red Pepper Bacon Cheeseburgers recipe was created by Chef Bobby Flay as a part of the Real Food Project. Real food, real good.

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    Really Good Pimento Red Pepper Bacon Cheeseburgers

    Course: Bobby Flay Recipes, Burgers


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    • ⅓ c Hellmann’s® ⅓Real Mayonnaise

    • ¼ tsp Kosher salt

    • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

    • ¼ tsp cayenne powder

    • ¼ lb extra sharp white cheddar cheese, coarsely grated

    • ¼ lb extra sharp yellow cheddar cheese, coarsely grated

    • ⅓ c drained and finely chopped roasted red peppers or piquillo

    • 1½ lbs lean ground beef

    • 4 hamburger buns

    • 8 thick slices double smoked bacon, crisp-cooked


    • Combine mayonnaise, salt, pepper and cayenne in large bowl with fork. Stir in cheese and roasted peppers. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
    • Meanwhile, shape ground beef into 4 patties. Season, if desired, with salt and black pepper; set aside.
    • Grill or pan fry burgers, turning once, 8 minutes or until desired doneness. During last 30 seconds of cooking, evenly top each burger with cheese mixture, then cook covered until cheese melts slightly. Arrange burgers on buns, then evenly top with bacon.

    Recipe by Bobby Flay for the Real Food Project from  Hellmann’s® via Family Features

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