Heat gas or charcoal grill for indirect cooking as directed by manufacturer.
Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix all ingredients except bacon. On work surface,
pat mixture into 7-inch square. Cut into 4 (3 1/2-inch) squares. Top each square
with 2 half-slices bacon; attach with toothpicks.
Carefully spray grill rack with cooking spray. Place patties on unheated side
of two-burner gas grill or over drip pan on charcoal grill (medium heat). (If using
one-burner gas grill, cook over low heat.) Cover grill; cook for 20 to 25 minutes
or until slightly pink in center.
Using spatula, turn patties over. Cover grill; cook 5 to 8 minutes longer or
until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160 degrees F and bacon
Remove toothpicks before serving.
Prep time: 55 Min | Servings: 4
Use Italian-style bread crumbs for a different flavor. You could also use pizza
or spaghetti sauce for the ketchup.
Center-cut bacon has had the fatty ends cut off. You can use slices of regular
bacon--just trim about 3/4 inch off of each end. The half-strips should just cover
the surface of each beef square.
Nutrition Information 1 Serving Calories 320 ( Calories from Fat 160), Total
Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fat 1/2g), Cholesterol 140mg Sodium 880mg Total
Carbohydrate 9g (Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 4g), Protein 30g