Juicy Bacon Blue Burgers

Serves 4
  • 4 slices Kowalski's Bacon
  • 1/2 sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 lb. Kowalski's Premium All Natural 85% Lean Ground Beef
  • - Kowalski's North Woods Grill Seasoning Blend
  • 1/3 cup Kowalski's Original BBQ Sauce
  • 4 oz. Kowalski's Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 4 Kowalski's Hamburger Buns
  • - Bibb lettuce

In a large skillet, fry bacon until slightly crisp (5-7 min.); drain on paper towels. Add onion to bacon drippings, sautéing until tender (3-5 min.); drain. Shape ground beef into 4 patties; sprinkle both sides with seasoning blend. Grill patties over medium heat, covered, to an internal temperature of 160° (10-15 min.), turning once, brushing both sides with BBQ sauce. Top with cheese during last 2 min. of grilling. Toast buns, cut side down, on grill rack until lightly browned (1-2 min.). Line bottom half of bun with lettuce; layer with burger, onions, bacon and top of bun.