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BLT Stuffed Burger

1 1/2 pounds of ground chuck
1 c shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
Half an onion, chopped
6 strips of bacon
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp of hot sauce

Cook the bacon until crispy, remove from the pan. cook the chopped onion in the bacon grease. Crumble two strips of bacon and set aside, crumble the other four strips and mix in a bowl with the cooked onion and the cup of cheddar cheese.
In a separate bowl mix the ground Chuck, the two cloves of garlic, salt & pepper, the hot sauce and the bacon that you previously set aside.
Divide the meat mixture into eight equal patties.
Divide the cheese, onion and bacon mixture into four equal parts.
Place one portion of cheese mixture in the center of each of 4 patties. Top with remaining patties.
Seal edges tightly.
Place on hot grill. Grill 2 min per side.
Lower the heat to med high and grill another 4 min per side.
Remove from grill.
Let rest 5 min.

Tomato Mayo

1 large tomato peeled
3/4 tsp paprika
2 cloves garlic
1 c mayo
Salt and pepper to taste

Cut tomato in half and squeeze gently over a bowl to remove the seeds.
Place seeded tomato and the rest of ingredients in a food processor and purée till smooth.
Place a burger on bottom bun.
Top with a crisp piece of lettuce.
Spread inside of top bun with tomato mayo before topping burger.