Bacon and Goat Cheese Aioli Burgers
  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2teaspoon Pepper
  • 1Tablespoon garlicminced
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Aioli:
  • 1/2cup mayonnaise
  • 1teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1teaspoon garlicminced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings
  • 4oz goat cheesesoftened
  • 4 strips thick-cut bacon
  • Crispy dried onions
  • Lettuce
  1. Make the aioli: In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, zest, lemon juice, Dijon, garlic, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Form burgers: In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, salt, pepper, and garlic.
  3. Form into 4 patties. Press the centers of the patties down so that the burgers don’t get to thick in the middle when you grill them. Set burgers aside.
  4. Cook the bacon until crisp. Place on paper towel lined plate to drain grease.
  5. Preheat grill to medium/high heat.
  6. Grill patties on each side for 2-3 minutes for medium rare, 3-4 minutes for medium and 5-6 minutes for well done.
  7. The last minute of cooking, add the goat cheese to each patty. Grill buns until toasted.
  8. Assemble burgers: Bun, aioli, lettuce, burger, goat cheese, bacon, onions and more aioli.
Recipe Notes

Note: This makes 4 patties. If you would like 2 patties per bun, double burger ingredients.