• 8 ounces ground beef
  • 1 ounce cooked bacon , chopped
  • 1 ounce shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil or 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 hamburger bun (optional)
  • 1 Special tools: 1 round mold (lid to a peanut butter jar or other round container recommended) and 1 sheet plastic wrap
  • 2 Divide ground beef into approximately 2 equal portions. Set aside.
  • 3 Line round mold with plastic wrap. Pat half of the ground beef into the round mold.
  • 4 Layer with cheese and bacon, being careful not to go too close to the edges.
  • 5 Cover with other half of the ground beef. Press down edges of ground beef together to seal.
  • 6 Remove pattie from mold and pan fry over medium heat in 2 tablespoons of oil.
  • 7 Serve plain or on a bun.