Bacon and sauerkraut cheeseburger

Bacon and sauerkraut cheeseburger

14 ratings

Moritz, tour guide


„The combo of sauerkraut and bacon on a burger is unbelievably delicious.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
ground beef
300 g
sauerkraut (drained)
8 tbsp
mustard (divided)
½ tsp
paprika powder
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
pepper
8 slices
bacon
4 slices
cheddar cheese
1
romaine lettuce
4
burger buns
12 slices
burger pickles
vegetable oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g ground beef
  • 300 g sauerkraut (drained)
  • 8 tbsp mustard (divided)
  • ½ tsp paprika powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 1  romaine lettuce
  • 4  burger buns
  • 12 slices burger pickles
  • vegetable oil for frying

Utensils

  • plate
  • large frying pan
  • aluminium foil
  • large bowl
  • paper towels
  • small saucepan

Enjoy with

Märzen
A slightly malty lager such as Märzen offsets the acidity of the sauerkraut.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
764
Protein
64g
Fat
38g
Carb
42g

Step 1/6

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, mustard, paprika powder, salt, and pepper. Form into equal-sized patties, transfer to a plate, and let sit at room temperature until needed for cooking.
  • 500 ground beef
  • 4 tbsp mustard
  • ½ tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • large bowl

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, mustard, paprika powder, salt, and pepper. Form into equal-sized patties, transfer to a plate, and let sit at room temperature until needed for cooking.

Step 2/6

In a small saucepan, heat up drained sauerkraut over medium-low heat for approx. 5 – 7 min. Cover and remove from heat.
  • 300 sauerkraut
  • small saucepan

In a small saucepan, heat up drained sauerkraut over medium-low heat for approx. 5 – 7 min. Cover and remove from heat.

Step 3/6

In a large frying pan, cook bacon over medium-high heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side until crispy. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to remove excess grease.
  • 8 slices bacon
  • large frying pan
  • paper towels

In a large frying pan, cook bacon over medium-high heat for approx. 1 – 2 min. per side until crispy. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to remove excess grease.

Step 4/6

In a large frying pan, sauté burgers in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 3 – 4 min. per side for medium-rare; 4 – 5 min. per side for well-done.
  • vegetable oil for frying

In a large frying pan, sauté burgers in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 3 – 4 min. per side for medium-rare; 4 – 5 min. per side for well-done.

Step 5/6

When burgers are finished cooking, top with cheddar cheese. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil, and let sit for approx. 3 – 5  min.
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • plate
  • aluminum foil

When burgers are finished cooking, top with cheddar cheese. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil, and let sit for approx. 3 – 5 min.

Step 6/6

In the meantime, wash and dry lettuce. Heat a large, clean frying pan over medium heat, then add very little vegetable oil and toast burger buns for approx. 60 – 90 sec. per side. Mix together ketchup and mustard; spread an even layer over bottom burger bun. Assemble burger by layering lettuce, burger patty, sauerkraut, bacon, and pickles on top. Finish with some more sauce and top half of burger bun. Enjoy!
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • 4 burger buns
  • 4 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp mustard
  • 12 slices burger pickles
  • vegetable oil for frying

In the meantime, wash and dry lettuce. Heat a large, clean frying pan over medium heat, then add very little vegetable oil and toast burger buns for approx. 60 – 90 sec. per side. Mix together ketchup and mustard; spread an even layer over bottom burger bun. Assemble burger by layering lettuce, burger patty, sauerkraut, bacon, and pickles on top. Finish with some more sauce and top half of burger bun. Enjoy!