Cajun Bacon & Ranch Baby Cheeseburgers

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Recipe: #16841

January 20, 2015

Categories: Burgers

"Found at picky-palatedotcom. While the ingredients for the Cajun Seasoning are included as part of the recipe, feel free to use your favored seasoning blend or a commercially prepared Cajun Seasoning. Times have been estimated. Prep time will depend on your choice for the Cajun Seasoning. Enjoy!"

Original is 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (334.9 g)
  • Calories 476.5
  • Total Fat - 26 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 74.3 mg
  • Sodium - 814.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 30 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.5 g
  • Sugars - 7.9 g
  • Protein - 31.2 g
  • Calcium - 420.5 mg
  • Iron - 4.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 27.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Combine Cajun Seasoning ingredients in a sml bowl & mix well.

Step 2

Place beef, seasoning, hot sauce & garlic in a lrg bowl & mix until just combined. Form the mixture into 8 equally-sized patties.

Step 3

Place oil in a lrg skillet over med-heat. In batches as needed, place patties in hot skillet & cook until browned (about 3-4 min per side). Place a quarter of a cheese slice on top of ea burger to melt. When cheese is melted, set burgers aside & keep warm.

Step 4

Place buns (or rolls) split-side-down into same skillet until toasted (about 1 min).

Step 5

Spread dressing onto insides of warm toasted rolls. Layer bottom roll w/arugula leaves (or lettuce of choice), add a burger, tomato slice & a halved bacon slice. Close w/top roll.

NOTE: The burgers will be tall & it was suggested to place a pick or sml skewer in ea burger to hold them together


  • Prepared Ranch dressing
  • Toothpicks or small skewers

5 Reviews


We always use turkey to make our burgers, the ranch and smoked paprika really make these shine. This is one of those recipes where there is room to increase pretty much any of the ingredients in/on the burgers based on your personal preferences.


review by:
(11 Feb 2018)


Great burgers! I used Hawaiian mini buns and made as directed. They were pretty easy to make and full of yumminess. Thanks for sharing, MP. Congrats on your football win!


review by:
(28 Oct 2017)


These are so filling...I cut the recipe in half...the hubby ate two but I could only eat one...I layered it a bit out of order because I melted the cheese on the bottom of the bun...I used sweet Hawaiian buns...served them with a side of fries and dinner was done...made for your big super bowl football win...


review by:
(13 Feb 2017)


A big five stars all the way, everyone loved these delicious burgers done on the grill, did just over 2 pounds and doubled all amounts I wish I would have made more cause everyone was asking for more! thank you very much twissis


review by:
(4 Jul 2015)


This are really good in concept. But first, let me say I had an oops moment when I realized while the burgers were cooking that I was right out of ranch dressing and nothing to make it with, so I used Thousand Island instead, but no biggie. I like that on burgers. My second oops moment came when I shoved one of the little stacked sliders in my mouth and "hmmm...I seem to have forgotten the cheese!" LOL! Well, that is a biggie, so I put cheese on the remainder. But- let me say that 2 pieces of cheese is just not acceptable because those two will only cover half the burgers. Maybe that blogger doesn't like cheese very much? Anyhoo...I also went ahead and put in the full amount of Cajun spice as the amount called for didn't seem enough, and it wasn't too salty that way. And after eating the first cheeseless slider I made I also doubled up on the bacon, because it seemed light as well. But people can make their own choices there. Thanks for sharing.


review by:
(9 Feb 2015)

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