Hamburger Hay Stacks

Janet Scott


This is a bun free burger that bursts in your mouth with so many flavors!

It's a sure pleaser on the table. I can't eat a whole one and end up giving the other half to my husband!


★★★★★ 1 vote
2 or 3
15 Min
30 Min


2 lb
ground beef (or ground chicken/turkey)
2 c
mexican blend shredded cheese
1 large
avocado, sliced in thin strips
1/2 c
sour cream (maybe less, depending on the size of burgers you make)
3-4 slice
strips of bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 small
white or yellow onion
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Hamburger Hay Stacks


  • 1Pan fry your bacon in a large skillet then set aside.
    Leave the bacon grease in your pan.
  • 2slice your onion into thin slices, like for a regular burger.
    Slice in half and toss the rings in the same pan as the bacon reserving the bacon grease.
    Saute until soft and translucent.
    remove onions and set aside
  • 3Form two or three large patties and pan fry in the same skillet. Remove your patties and place on a paper plate one at a time.
  • 4Core and slice your avocado, circle each burger on the outside with the avocado to form a ring.
  • 5place some onions in the hole, then your crumbled bacon.
  • 6Put a generous dollop of sour cream on top of the onions.
    you should be level or a tad higher then your avocados.
  • 7generously cover/cap on top all over your burger
  • 8Place in microwave (or oven) on high heat until the cheese is melted
  • 9Let rest for a few minutes then gently place on your serving plate.

    serve with baked beans and your favorite macaroni salad or potato salad.

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About Hamburger Hay Stacks

Course/Dish: Beef, Burgers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #Burgers