Colorado Omelet Burgers – everything you love about a Colorado Omelet as a burger. Bacon, sautéed green peppers and onions, white cheddar cheese, and a yolky egg on top. And then you pour salsa all over it.
I’m sorry for clogging your arteries first thing in the morning.
See, this is why I stick to pretty basic stuff on the blog. Because when someone gives me permission to go nuts, I do.
This is all Kita’s fault. She has been hosting an epic Burger Month and literally said to us “Make it epic!”
So. Much. Pressure.
Colorado Omelet Burgers!
I don’t know if Colorado Omelets are actually a thing or just a thing that IHOP created to have something else on their menu but basically it’s an omelet filled with beef, bacon, sausage, green peppers, onions, cheese and then you cover it in salsa.
I love them.
I love them so much that I made them into a burger.
So the burger has the beef in the burger (duh), the bacon, sautéed green peppers and onions, white cheddar cheese, and a yolky egg on top. And then you pour salsa all over it.
(I had sausage links cooked up but decided I needed to rein myself in.)
It’s messy and delicious and as someone who believes that more is more on burgers, I was a big fan. A big, messy fan.
More Delicious Burger Recipes
Buffalo Wing Burgers with Blue Cheese Slaw – spicy chicken burgers with a spicy mayo and a blue cheese cole slaw to cool it down.
Philly Cheesesteak Burgers – burgers topped with mushrooms, onions, and provolone cheese.
Doughnut Burgers with Candied Bacon – bacon cheeseburgers on a sliced glazed doughnuts! The sweet and salty combination is so perfect.
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- 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 1 1/12 pounds 80/20 ground chuck
- salt and pepper
- 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- white cheddar cheese slices
- hamburger buns
- 6 bacon slices, halved and cooked until crisp
- 6 eggs
- Divide ground chuck into 6 sections and shape into patties. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat (you could do it on the grill instead!); add 3 patties and cook about 5 minutes on each side or until done. Repeat with another teaspoon of olive oil and the rest of the patties. Once cooked, remove from heat and add a slice of cheese on top.
- While your burgers are cooking, add a teaspoon of olive oil to another pan and heat over low heat. Add sliced green peppers and onions and cook, stirring often, until the veggies have softened.
- Assemble your burgers before cooking the eggs: put a cheese-covered patty on each bun, add a slice (two halves) of bacon, and a pile of cooked veggies.
- Heat the final teaspoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add the eggs, a few at a time, and cooked until the whites are cooked and the yellows are still gooey. Put an egg on top of each burger. Serve hot with salsa on the side to put on top.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 282Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 219mgSodium: 468mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 18g