Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF often need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.
This is a quick and easy high-calorie meal for your next barbecue.
Prep time: 25 minutes
3 oz. ground beef
2 oz. ground sausage
1 tbsp. onion, chopped
2 slices (2 oz.) cheddar cheese
2 slices bacon
1 hamburger bun
- Prepare grill.
- Combine first three ingredients in a bowl.
- Form one patty about 1 inch thick.
- Grill patty about 5 inches from coals, about 6 minutes per side, until cooked throughout.
- Top cooked patty with cheddar cheese about 30 seconds before removing from the grill.
- Put bacon on top of the burger.
- Place the bacon cheeseburger into a hamburger bun.
Serving size: 1 burger patty
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
66 g fat
52 g protein
1703 mg sodium
485 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on the ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Reviewed by: Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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