Pulled Pork Burger

It's the Fantastical Food Fight where each month Sarah gives us a food challenge and this month it is a burger.  What a perfect time to do this, right before our upcoming Memorial Day holiday!


We cheat a bit on this burger.  We have a BBQ place about a mile from us that makes indescribably good pulled pork. This is the pork we use to make these burgers so delicious. It's a shortcut that we are happy to make.
What goes into a good burger? There are a few tips that I'd like to share with you. My husband says his burgers are so good because he doesn't handle the meat very much. He also seasons the burgers before he grills and afterward, while they are steaming hot.  He likes to grill them to an internal temperature of 135 and then let them rest a few minutes before serving to let the juices redistribute themselves throughout the meat.  What are your favorite tips for a good burger?


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Pulled Pork Burger

Our favorite shortcut is to buy a pound of pulled pork from our local BBQ joint. Saves time and is always delicious!
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 15 Mtotal time: 25 M

ingredients:

  • 1 lb pulled pork
  • 1 lb hamburger
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 c bbq sauce
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 12 sliced pickles
  • 4 onion rings
  • 4 slices American cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns

instructions:

How to cook Pulled Pork Burger

  1. Heat the grill to high.
  2. Place the hamburger in a bowl.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Mix gently.
  5. Divide into 4 patties.
  6. Place each patty on the grill, cooking on one side until grill marks are made.
  7. Flip the burgers.
  8. Turn the grill to medium.
  9. Cook to an internal temperature of
  10. Remove from grill and let rest 5 minutes.
  11. Open one bun.
  12. Layer onion, pickles, lettuce, and tomato.
  13. Place the patty on top of the vegetables.
  14. Place cheese on top of the burger.
  15. Place a dollop of pulled pork on top of the cheese.
  16. Squirt BBQ sauce on top of the pulled pork.
  17. Serve.
Calories
1818.31
Fat (grams)
80.27
Sat. Fat (grams)
19.73
Carbs (grams)
218.27
Fiber (grams)
13.68
Net carbs
204.59
Sugar (grams)
62.98
Protein (grams)
56.63
Sodium (milligrams)
5237.68
Cholesterol (grams)
116.52
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  1. I love the pulled pork twist on this burger! It sounds amazing. I need to try this tip the next time we grill burgers.

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  2. This gets my mouth watering just looking at the recipe. I am always looking for great ideas for memorial day recipes. This one might be one of those that I do this memorial.

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  3. I used to enjoy this kind of burger. I have now replaced it with shiitake teriyaki style burgers for a delicious meat-free alternative.

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  4. I need to make this for dinner for sure. We all enjoy pulled pork and it's been a while since we've had it.

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  5. That is one decadent burger!

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  6. Lia Mae7:07 PM

    I haven’t had pulled pork in a while but this recipe looks delicious.

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  7. I wasn't expecting you to mix the pulled pork right in with the beef....Genius at work.....

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  8. This looks so yummy! I never made a pulled pork burger before. Looking forward to giving this recipe a try.

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  9. This sounds like something I would really like. I love pulled pork and I love burgers so combining them in genius.

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  10. I think this is the best of both worlds! I would love to make this massive burger.

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  11. Pulled pork and burgers sound like a great combination! We have a local place that makes amazing pulled pork as well, we can even buy at the grocery store. I think I'll have to try this soon!

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  12. My husband would love this. I have never tried mixing a burger with pulled pork but that sounds great!

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  13. Mmm....This looks and sounds delicious! I am having a grad party this weekend for my daughter and was looking for something a little different to serve. I just might give these a try! :) Thanks for the recipe idea!

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  14. We have a smoker and my husband made the butt pork and we had pulled pork burgers just last week. Your recipe sounds yummy!

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  15. I do not have any tips for a good burger because I do not cook. But I enjoy eating it, this looks so good!

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  16. That looks yummy! And it reminds me of my first pulled pork burger experience here in the U.S...at a BBQ joint nearby and it was so good!

    -:ynndee

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  17. My family loves burgers and I make it at least once a week. I should try your recipe next time!

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  18. My husband loves pulled pork. This sounds like a great recipe now that the weather is warming up and we are thinking about burgers more!

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  19. Love love love the idea of pulled pork in a burger! Perfect for the summertime!

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  20. I love burgers. I never thought about making a pulled pork version. It sounds delicious.

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