Carolina Burger

Pile on the pulled pork and the slaw for this themed burger creation.

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Carolina Burger burger recipe
Recipe Time:
Prep: Minutes
Cook: Minutes
Ready In: Minutes

Servings:


Difficulty:
Hard

Ingredients:


 

  • Beef Patty 1.5 pounds / 24 Ounces
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  • Applewood Smoked Bacon - 8 Slices
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  • Pulled Pork 0.5 pounds / 8 Ounces
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  • Coleslaw 0.5 pounds / 8 Ounces
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  • Tangy BBQ Sauce 0.25 pounds / 4 Ounces
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  • Bakery Bun - 4 Buns
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Preparation:


 

  1. Turn on the oven and preheat to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with foil and lay the bacon on top.
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  3. Divide the meat into 6 ounce portions. Form each portion loosely into a 3/4-inch-thick patty and make a depression in the center with your thumb. Season both sides of each burger with salt and pepper.

    Tips:
    • Take care not to over work the meat
    • Allowing the meat to warm up to near room temperature will provide a better sear that will lock in flavor
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  5. Purchase store-bought pulled pork or reference the recipe here: Easy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Recipe
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  7. Follow the Cole Slaw recipe here: Cole Slaw
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Cooking Directions:


 

  1. Place the bacon in the oven and start a timer. Begin checking on the bacon around 12 minutes into cooking. The bacon should take approximately 15 to 20 minutes to be a perfect crispy golden brown.
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  3. If store-bought pulled pork is being used prepare or warm it in accordance with the directions.
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  5. Place beef patties on the grill or pan at medium-high heat and cook for 3-5 minutes.
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well

    Flip the burgers and continue cooking for 3-5 minutes until desired doneness:
    • 3 Minutes = Medium-Rare
    • 3.5 Minutes = Medium
    • 4 Minutes = Medium-Well
    • 4.5 Minutes = Well
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  7. Lightly toast the bun during the last minute of cooking on a separate pan at low-medium heat (if desired).
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Assembly Instructions:


 

  1. Place beef patty on top of bottom bun

     

  2. Top the burger with Applewood Smoked Bacon

     

  3. Top the burger with Pulled Pork

     

  4. Top the burger with Hickory BBQ Sauce

     

  5. Top the burger with Coleslaw

     

  6. Place the top half of the bun to complete the burger.

     

 


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