Ultimate Cheeseburger

1-1/3 lb ground beef
3 green onions, minced
1 shallot, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 T Worcestershire sauce
2 T minced parsley
½ t paprika
salt and pepper
2 Vidalia onions, peeled, ends removed and sliced into 4 slices each
olive oil
8 slices Applewood smoked bacon
4 slices of each; Jack and American cheese
4 onion hamburger buns, cut in half and lightly toasted

Place beef into a large bowl and mix in first 6 ingredients. Season with salt and pepper and shape into 4 patties. Rub both sides of the onion slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. In a sauté pan cook bacon until crispy, drain off excess fat and set aside.

Heat the BBQ to a medium hot fire. Cook the onions on the grill for about 5 to 6 minutes per side. They should be nicely caramelized and pliable. Place burgers on the grill and cook 3 to 4 minutes, flip and add the cheese. Cook for another 3 to 4 minutes for medium rare. Remove from grill and assemble just the way you like it!

For assembly:
Lambert Bridge Chardonnay Jalapeno Mustard
Iceberg lettuce, washed and crisped
Sliced tomatoes
Grilled Vidalia Onions
Applewood Smoked Bacon

Click here for theLambert Bridge Chardonnay Jalapeno Mustard

Pairs well with Lambert Bridge Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet Franc or Cabernet Sauvignon

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