Ingredients Weight Measure
Beef, freshly ground chuck 3 lbs.
Bacon, cooked crisp, chopped, with drippings 1-1/2 lbs.
Red onion, chopped 12 oz.
TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce 6 oz.
Garlic, fresh, peeled and chopped 24 cloves
Croutons, seasoned, crushed or chopped to crumbs 6 oz.
Hamburger rolls, toasted 12 ea.
Lettuce, shredded 12 oz.
Tomato, sliced 12 slices
Onion, sliced 12 slices
Steak fries 3 lbs.
Kosher pickle 12 spears


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Mix first six ingredients together by hand in a large mixing bowl just until well combined and thoroughly blended.
  3. Shape mixture into 12 equally large burger patties of about 1/2 lb. each.
  4. Place burgers onto broiler pan and broil to desired doneness, turning only once (about 4-5 minutes per side for medium doneness).
  5. Serve each burger warm on a toasted roll with lettuce, tomato and onion, alongside 4 oz. steak fries and a big kosher pickle spear.

Yield: 12 servings