Recipes and Cooking Burgers Apple Bacon Burger 4.1 (21) 1 Review Made with half sausage and half beef, this flavorful Apple Bacon Burger recipe is one of the tastiest 30-minute meals you'll ever try. Layer your apple burger up with crisp bacon to make the perfect sweet and salty combination. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 1, 2010 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ pound bulk Italian sausage ½ pound ground beef 2 small green apples 2 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 1 teaspoon honey 4 Kaiser rolls, split and toasted 6 slices bacon (crisp-cooked) Directions In a 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper toweling. Core and finely chop one of the apples; combine in a large mixing bowl with beef and sausage. Shape into 4, 1/2-inch thick patties. Grill directly over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until no pink remains. Meanwhile in a small bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, and honey. Core and slice remaining apple. To assemble the burgers, layer apple slices and grilled burgers on the toasted bun bottoms. Top each with one and a half slices bacon. Spread a generous layer of the mayonnaise mixture on the cut side of bun tops before placing atop burgers. Makes 4 servings. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 659 Calories 42g Fat 40g Carbs 28g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 659 % Daily Value * Total Fat 42g 54% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 99mg 33% Sodium 1164mg 51% Total Carbohydrate 40g 15% Total Sugars 9g Protein 28g Vitamin C 4.1mg 21% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 4mg 22% Potassium 492mg 10% Fatty acids, total trans 1g Folate, total 64.5mcg Vitamin B-12 1.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.5mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.