The Nobby Burger

About This Recipe

This recipe appears in: Memorial Day Menus Burger Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure


  • 8 slices thick-cut bacon
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 kaiser-style rolls
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar or pepper jack
  • 3 tablespoons
  • Secret Sauce (4 parts mayonnaise and 1 part red relish)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Vidalia or other sweet onion
  • 8 crisp dill pickle chips
  • 1 cup chopped iceberg lettuce, patted dry and chilled
  • 4 slices beefsteak tomatoes


  1. 1

    Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high heat and cook the bacon until crisp.

  2. 2

    Form the ground beef into 4 flat patties of equal size, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. 3

    Grill the burgers, flipping once, until cooked through, about 4 minutes on each side.

  4. 4

    Butter the bottoms of the hamburger buns and, 1 minute before the burgers are done, toast both halves of the buns on the grill.

  5. 5

    While the burgers are still on the grill, top each patty with a slice of cheese and a slice of bacon. Quickly remove the burgers from the grill and assemble as follows:

  6. 6

    Bottom bun

  7. 7

    Secret Sauce

  8. 8

    Sweet onions

  9. 9

    Dill pickle chips

  10. 10

    Iceberg lettuce

  11. 11

    Tomato slice

  12. 12

    Beef patty with cheese and bacon

  13. 13

    Top bun


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