Ingredients:

  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup canola oil
  • ½ pound bacon
  • 2 lbs of Pomponio Ranch ground beef made into 8 patties
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Hot sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns – preferably brioche or bakery buns
  • 8 slices cheddar or American cheese
  • 2 cups leaf lettuce, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2 large beefsteak tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup

Directions:

Step 1: Slice the onions very thin crosswise so you have thin onion rings.

Step 2: Toss in flour then fry in hot canola oil. Fry until crisp, stirring often.

Step 3: Set aside on paper towel and season with a little salt and pepper.

Step 4: Place the bacon on a cookie tray and bake at 350 for about 15 minutes or until crisp. Step 5: Drain the oil and set bacon aside on a paper towel on a plate.

Step 6: Grill the burgers until they are your desired temperature. For medium rare about 4 min each side

Now it’s time to assemble your creation:

Step 1: Place the bun bottoms on the plates and divide the mayonnaise between the buns.

Step 3: Add lettuce, tomato, one burger patty and then a slice of cheese

Step 5: Add more lettuce,  the 2nd  cooked burger patty and more cheese

Step 6: Top with crispy onion rings, bacon and ketchup.

Enjoy!