Bacon Cheeseburger Kabobs
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Bacon Cheeseburger Kabobs

Prep: 20 minutes plus soaking
Grill: 18 minutes • Serves: 4

8 (10-inch) wooden skewers
1 pound 80% lean ground beef
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 slices bacon, halved crosswise
1/2 medium red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
Nonstick cooking spray
4 slices Cheddar cheese, quartered
8 cherry tomatoes, halved
16 slices hamburger-style dill pickle chips
1/4 small head iceberg lettuce, cut into 1-inch pieces

1.Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over low heat; soak skewers in water 30 minutes.

2.In large bowl, gently mix beef, salt and pepper; form into 16 (1-inch) meatballs. Wrap each meatball with 1 piece bacon; alternately thread onion and meatballs onto center of skewers. Spray skewers with cooking spray; place on hot grill rack, cover and cook 18 minutes, turning frequently. During last 2 minutes of cooking, top meatballs with cheese; cover and cook 2 minutes or until internal temperature of meatballs reaches 160°, bacon is crisp and cheese is melted.

3.Alternately thread tomatoes, pickles and lettuce onto each end of skewers.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 kabobs):
373 Calories, 27g Fat (11g Saturated), 105mg Cholesterol,
778mg Sodium, 4g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 31g Protein

Chef Tip:
Serve kabobs with ketchup and mustard for dipping.