Pancetta Cheeseburgers Recipe

Pancetta Cheeseburgers Recipe

How To Make Pancetta Cheeseburgers

Unlike the usual, this cheeseburgers recipe is given an Italian flair with bacon and fontina cheese replacing the typical bacon and cheddar combo.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Rest Time: 5 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4slicespancetta
  • lbsground chuck
  • ¾tspcoarse salt
  • ½tspchili powder
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 4ozfontina cheese
  • 4hamburger buns


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place pancetta on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes, flipping the slices halfway through, until crisp. Drain on paper towels.

  2. Meanwhile, combine ground chuck, salt, chili powder, and paprika in a bowl, and season with pepper. Shape into 4 patties (about 4 inches in diameter).

  3. Preheat grill to medium. Grill burgers 4 to 5 minutes. Flip burgers, and top with cheese.

  4. Grill 3 to 4 minutes more for medium-rare. Remove, and let rest 5 minutes.

  5. Top burgers with pancetta, and serve on buns. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 535.42kcal
  • Fat: 28.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.51g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.75g
  • Fiber: 1.23g
  • Sugar: 3.45g
  • Protein: 45.88g
  • Cholesterol: 141.33mg
  • Sodium: 750.68mg
  • Calcium: 253.13mg
  • Potassium: 677.15mg
  • Iron: 4.75mg
  • Vitamin A: 88.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.55mg
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