Apple Bacon Burger


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.

Apple Bacon Burger
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 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)


  1. In a 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper toweling.

  2. 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.

  3. Meanwhile in a small bowl combine mayonnaise, mustard, and honey. Core and slice remaining apple.

  4. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

659 Calories
42g Fat
40g Carbs
28g Protein
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.

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