Bunless Bacon Burger. Say *that* three times fast. Trying to avoid carbs or keep them at a minimum? This fun twist on a bunless burger wrapped in bacon might be just what you need. In fact, I’m sure of it.
For the most part, the kids like cheeseburgers.
And for the most part, I don’t eat a lot of carbs.
And bacon needs no explanation.
This recipe is kind of a riff on braciole, which loosely translates into … rolled up meat with delicious stuff inside.
Kidding. Kind of.
While this recipe may look fiddly and time consuming, I promise you, it’s not. Super simple. I don’t usually put photos of raw meat on the blog (in deference to my vegetarian readers), but you can see a messy in-process shot here for how I made them. You basically layer three pieces of bacon out for each burger. Spread the meat, top with the cheese, and peppers, roll up and bake.
Fancy enough for company or quick enough for a weeknight dinner.
The bacon on the outside gets nice and crispy, the beef tender, and that moment when you slice into it and all the cheese oozes out…? Heaven. Pure heaven.
You need these in your life.