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Buffalo chicken stuffed bacon wrapped beef burgers

July 17, 2016

Yes you read that right ๐Ÿ˜‰ This one is for all you carnivores!! I just about died and went to heaven when I bit into one of these babies… So many flavors all combined into one big burger… and no bun needed on this one.. The spicy buffalo chicken center is delicious and then add in the bacon wrapped burger and you’re in love.. Seriously go make these now.. you won’t be disappointed! 8 freestyle smart points each and perfect paired with a salad..

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5.0 from 4 reviews
Buffalo chicken stuffed bacon wrapped beef burgers
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Serves: 4
 
8 freestyle sp,8sp/9pp
Ingredients
  • 24oz extra lean ground beef
  • Pinch of cajun seasoning
  • Dash of salt & pepper
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • 5 Tbsp franks hot sauce
  • 3oz softened light cream cheese
  • 2oz cooked, shredded or diced chicken
  • 2 Tbsp light ranch dressing
  • ¼ cup light shredded cheese
  • 4 slices low point bacon (I used Oscar Mayer center cut)
Instructions
  1. Heat up grill on low-med.
  2. In a bowl mix your lean ground beef, cajun, salt & pepper, bread crumbs and 2 Tbsp franks hot sauce (keep other 3T aside)
  3. Divide meat mixture into 4 equal rounds, using either a pop can, beer can or even a glass, push down on balls of meat to make indents in the middle.
  4. Wrap each burger with a slice of bacon.
  5. In a small bowl mix your cream cheese, ranch, 3T franks hot sauce, chicken and shredded cheese.
  6. Scoop mixture into your 4 burgers
  7. Cook on grill, they need to cook on low indirect heat, so don't keep opening the lid, you want them cooking all around and not burning the bottom.. Grill for at least one hour, you can check on them after 30 minutes, if need be turn heat up slightly.
  8. Makes 4 burgers at 8 freestyle smart points each..
  9. Nutritional info per burger.. Calories 356...Fat 14.6g...Sat fat 6.4g... Carbs 7.2g...Fiber 0.2g...Sugars 2.5g...Protein 47.3g

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19 Comments

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    Reply Kelly Milligan July 18, 2016 at 11:45 am

    Ok Kate you can’t pop recipes on here like this while we are driving home from vacation. A) I yelled “dear Lord look at that!” And my husband jerked the wheel because he thought something was wrong. B) I have zip in the fridge and won’t be to a grocery until Wednesday. You’re killing me hahaha ?

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      Reply Drizzle July 18, 2016 at 12:30 pm

      LOL!! Well I am sure glad nothing happened… If you try them let me know, they are so good!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Jamie July 27, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Could you use can chicken for the middle?

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      Reply Drizzle July 27, 2016 at 11:37 am

      Sure if you like canned chicken ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Jared July 27, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    Do you have cooking instructions for those of us without grills? I assume I can do this in the oven.

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      Reply Drizzle July 28, 2016 at 3:49 pm

      I think you can slow cook them in the oven, I would suggest using some foil as the bacon will be messy, I’d try around 300F and see how they do

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        Reply Colleen C March 25, 2017 at 8:29 am

        I did them in the oven at 325F for one hour and 10 minutes.
        Turned out great.

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          Reply Drizzle March 26, 2017 at 5:22 pm

          Good to know, thanks so much! ๐Ÿ™‚

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          Reply Brittany April 20, 2017 at 2:05 pm

          Colleen, did you put them on a cookie sheet, in a glass casserole dish, or something different?

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    Reply Amanda July 28, 2016 at 10:36 am

    These look AMAZING!! Can’t wait to try them. I don’t know much about grilling, but I’m assuming you can’t flip these over? Because then all the chicken would fall out.

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      Reply Drizzle July 28, 2016 at 3:51 pm

      Correct, that’s why you slow cook over low, you don’t want the bottoms burning but still need time for the bacon to cook.. Hope you enjoy them ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Colleen C March 25, 2017 at 8:26 am

    These were amazing! It’s hard to find something both myself and my family will eat.
    I made the recipe a bit lighter so I could have two with my veggies.
    I used ground turkey (chicken would work too)
    I lost the cream cheese as I found the ranch dressing made it creamy enough.
    I only sprinkled the top of the burgers with shredded cheese.
    Finally I used turkey bacon instead of pork.

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      Reply Drizzle March 26, 2017 at 5:22 pm

      So glad you and your family enjoyed them, thanks for the tips to lighten them up, that’s great ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Reply Paula O April 11, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    These look delicious and I’m really looking forward to trying them! I just want to make sure I’m reading those ingredient amounts correct, 24 oz of lean ground beef and 2 oz of chicken?

    Thanks for sharing all of your recipes so freely!!

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      Reply Drizzle April 12, 2017 at 11:46 am

      Hi Paula, yup that’s right ๐Ÿ™‚ I hope you enjoy them!

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    Reply Angela Brown March 29, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Can these be baked in the oven?

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      Reply Drizzle April 2, 2018 at 1:29 pm

      I have never cooked burgers in the oven, I’m sure they can be but not sure what to tell you as far as temp/time, maybe google oven cooked burgers and see if you can find some info

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    Reply Kim Hughes January 1, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Threw these on the smoker, game changer!!!! Family favorite recipe right here.

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