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Chipotle-Honey BBQ Bacon Burger


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 ounce garlic
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 8 slices thick pepper bacon
  • 6 five-inch kaiser rolls
  • 4 ounces gorgonzola
  • 1 ounce roma tomato
  • 1 ounce red onion
  • 1 ounce red pepper
  • 1/2 lb pork sausage
  • 1 ounce green onion
  • 1 ounce red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ounce chipotle chile in adobo
  • 1 ounce green pepper
  • 8 slices roma tomatoes

Directions

  • Mix ground beef, ground pork, green onion, red pepper and garlic.
  • Form into 6 patties.
  • Roll in black pepper.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Place a 2-quart saucepan on grill.
  • Heat olive oil in saucepan.
  • Saut chipotle peppers, green peppers, red peppers, red onion, roma tomatoes and garlic.
  • Deglaze with apple cider vinegar and let simmer.
  • Add dry mustard.
  • Blend sauce mixture; combine until smooth.
  • Add ketchup and Sue Bee® honey.
  • Bring to a slow simmer.
  • Cook bacon in a griddle/frying pan on grill surface.
  • Keep warm for later use.
  • Place burger patties on grill.
  • Cook until medium-well, basting with Chipotle-Honey BBQ Sauce.
  • Place 1 teaspoon Chipotle-Honey BBQ Sauce on top and bottom of each Kaiser bun.
  • Assemble as follows: bottom bun, Gorgonzola cheese, peppered bacon, burger patty, roma tomatoes, and top bun.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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