Bacon Stuffed Cheesy Burgers

These bacon-stuffed burgers have an additional cheesy flavor that is sure to please most burger lovin’ fans.


  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy three cheese cooking sauce
  • 1/3 cup Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Montreal steak seasoning
  • 4 slices fully cooked bacon, chopped
  • 6 burger buns, split


  • In large bowl, mix beef, 3/4 cup of the cooking sauce, the bread crumbs and steak seasoning. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions. Divide each portion in half, to form a top and bottom patty.
  • Form bottom half of patty, and add about 1 1/2 teaspoons bacon to center of patty. Seal with top half of patty. Continue until all 6 patties have been formed.
  • Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat; add patties to skillet. Cook 6 minutes; turn, and cook 7 to 8 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. In small microwavable bowl, heat remaining cooking sauce uncovered on High 1 minute. Top each burger with slightly less than a tablespoonful cooking sauce, and serve on buns.