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Grilled Double Burgers with Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

Grilled Double Burgers with Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

By Traeger Kitchen

Everything's bigger in Texas. Make it a double.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
3 Pound ground beef
4 Tablespoon Traeger Beef Rub
1/2 Pound bacon
8 Slices cheddar cheese
4 Whole burger buns, for serving
1 Cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce
As Needed sliced pickles, for serving


  • 1

    Form ground beef into eight 1/3 pound patties. Season each patty on both sides with Traeger Beef Rub.

    • 3 Pound ground beef

    • 4 Tablespoon Traeger Beef Rub

  • 2

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 3

    For the Bacon: Place bacon slices directly on grill grate and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until crispy.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

    • 1/2 Pound bacon

  • 4

    Increase the Traeger temperature to 450℉ and preheat.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 5

    Place burger patties directly on grill grate and cook for 4 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

  • 6

    Top each patty with a slice of cheddar cheese and cook, lid closed, until cheese melts.

    450 ˚F / 232 ˚C

    • 8 Slices cheddar cheese

  • 7

    To serve, spread the Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce onto each bottom bun and top with the pickles and patty, then repeat with BBQ sauce, pickles, patty, BBQ sauce, and finally the bacon. Top with top bun. Enjoy!

    • 4 Whole burger buns, for serving

    • 1 Cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

    • As Needed sliced pickles, for serving

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