Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need additional calories to help 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
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 hamburger
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
88 g fat
49 g protein
1,615 mg sodium
491 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on the ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Serve with coleslaw and baked beans. Be sure to add your favorite condiments, such as mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, or barbecue sauce to provide additional taste and calories.