INGREDIENTS

8 slices bacon;

1 large white onion, sliced;

1.5 kg (3 pounds) minced beef;

1 tbsp garlic powder;

1 tbsp paprika;

1 tbsp salt;

1 tsp pepper;

3 tbsp parsley, chopped;

2 cups mozzarella, shredded;

12 slices cheese;

2 tbsp vegetable oil;

2 tbsp butter;

2 tbsp sugar;

Scallions, sliced.

METHOD

Combine minced beef with parsley, salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder.

Divide into two halves.  Layer bacon sliced on a parchment covered baking pan, then bake at 180C/350F for 15-20 minutes or until golden and crispy.

Chop crispy bacon.  To make caramelized onions melt butter with vegetable oil over the low heat, put the onions in, season with a pinch of salt and some sugar.

Cook stirring frequently until onions become brown, creamy and sweet.

Spread on half of minced meat on a sheet of parchment forming it into a circle.

Layer sliced cheese, bacon, shredded cheese, scallions and onions on top.

Cover with another layer of meat.

Carefully transfer giant meat patty onto preheated skillet with some vegetable oil.

Cook on one side for around 5-7 minutes, until golden.

Flip the petty using a large plate, then transfer into the oven for 15-20 minutes at 180C/350 F or until meat is cooked to your preference.

Slice the burger and serve on a bun with your favorite burger toppings.