Recipe courtesy of Mainely Burgers

Mainah Burger

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min
  • Active: 1 hr 40 min
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Burger Seasoning:

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cracked rainbow peppercorns 

1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning, such as Tony Chachere¿s Creole Seasoning 

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

1/2 teaspoon onion powder 

Maple Mayo:

1 cup mayonnaise (preferably Hellman¿s)

2 tablespoons maple syrup (preferably Maine maple syrup) 

1 teaspoon brown sugar 

Burgers:

1 white Spanish onion, thinly sliced

3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 

Salt and pepper

12 ounces ground beef, shaped into 2 or 3 patties depending on desired thickness 

6 strips applewood smoked bacon, cooked 

3 slices sharp Cheddar cheese 

2 or 3 toasted hamburger buns 

1 Granny Smith apple, thinly sliced 

Directions

  1. For the burger seasoning: Stir all the seasoning ingredients together in a small bowl.
  2. For the maple mayo: Stir all the mayo ingredients together in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. For the burgers: Place the onion and olive oil in a medium skillet over low heat, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are browned and very soft, 40 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Preheat an electric flat-top griddle to 350 degrees F or heat a heavy pan over medium-high heat. Once flat-top or pan is hot, season burgers generously with some of the burger seasoning. Place burgers in the pan and cook until the bottoms are brown, about 4 minutes. Flip burgers. Place bacon and sauteed onions on the flat-top to heat up. When the burgers are fully cooked, place the bacon, onions and Cheddar cheese on the burgers; to melt the cheese, pour a teaspoon of water on the pan and cover the pan. When the cheese has melted, remove the burgers from the heat and let sit 1 minute.
  5. Spread the burger buns with some of the maple mayo and place some of the apple inside. Fill each with a burger.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.