Bacon Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 6 ounces cheddar cheese chopped
  • 6 brioche hamburger buns

Instructions

  1. Add the ground beef to a large cast iron skillet (this browns very well) and brown until a deep brown crust appears before breaking the beef apart.
  2. Stir the ground beef and brown until a deep crust appears on about 50 or so percent of the beef.
  3. Remove the beef, drain the fat and add the bacon to the pan.
  4. Cook the bacon until crisp, then remove to cool and crumble.
  5. Add the onions to the pan
  6. Let brown for 1-2 minutes before stirring, then let brown for another 1-2 minutes before stirring again.
  7. Add the beef back into the pan.
  8. In a small cup mix the beef broth and cornstarch together
  9. Add the ketchup, mustard Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, beef broth/cornstarch mixture into the pan.
  10. Cook until the mixture is only slightly liquidy (about 75% of the mixture is above liquid), 3-5 minutes.
  11. Add the bacon back into the pan and stir to combine.
  12. Turn off the heat, add in the cheddar cheese and fold into the meat with a spatula until just melted.
  13. Served on toasted brioche buns.
Nutrition Facts
Servings 8.0
calories 372
Total Fat 16 g 24 %
Saturated Fat 7 g 35 %
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 78 mg 26 %
Sodium 710 mg 30 %
Potassium 34 mg 1 %
Total Carbohydrate 27 g 9 %
Dietary Fiber 4 g 16 %
Sugars 4 g
Protein 32 g 64 %
Vitamin A 8 %
Vitamin C 3 %
Calcium 15 %
Iron 12 %