Cheeseburger Fried Rice

Cheeseburger Fried Rice topped with shredded lettuce, bacon and diced tomatoes in a cast iron skillet.

This Cheeseburger Fried Rice is a new twist on an old classic that is full of the cheesy flavors of a bacon cheeseburger and filling enough to be a whole meal.

Cheeseburger Fried Rice topped with shredded lettuce, bacon and diced tomatoes in a cast iron skillet.

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Cheeseburger Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of those quick and easy meals that can be on the table in a hurry. I frequently make it for my growing family and am really excited to share with you this new twist on a classic dish.

If your family likes fried rice and cheeseburgers, then they’re sure to love this recipe for Cheeseburger Fried Rice. It’s made the same way as regular fried rice, but with a tangy sauce made from relish, ketchup and mustard. It’s also topped with crispy bacon, fresh lettuce and flavorful fresh diced tomatoes.

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Ingredients for Cheeseburger Fried Rice:

  • bacon
  • onion
  • ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • eggs
  • white rice
  • ketchup
  • yellow mustard
  • diced dill pickles
  • cheddar cheese
  • iceberg lettuce
  • tomatoes

How to Make Cheeseburger Fried Rice:

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add bacon and cook until crisp, stirring occasionally.

Remove the bacon and place on a plate topped with paper towels.

Add the onions and ground beef to the skillet and cook until browned, crumbling the meat as it cooks.

Season the beef with salt and pepper as desired.

Drain the beef and onions well, reserving about 2 tablespoons of the drippings in the skillet.

Add the eggs to the skillet and cook, scrambling into small pieces.

Return the beef to the skillet and stir to combine.

Beef and eggs in a frying pan.

To the skillet, add the rice, ketchup, mustard, and dill pickles, stirring to combine.

Beef, rice, ketchup, relish and mustard in a frying pan.

Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in half of the cheese.

Ground beef, eggs and shredded cheddar in a cast iron frying pan.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top and allow it to melt.

Garnish the skillet with the shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and bacon. Enjoy!

Cheeseburger Fried Rice topped with shredded lettuce, bacon and diced tomatoes in a cast iron skillet.

Cheeseburger Fried Rice

Rice, beef and eggs cooked in a skillet with a tangy sauce and topped with bacon, lettuce and tomatoes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: cast iron skillet, fried rice, one pan dinner, skillet
Servings: 8
Calories: 639kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 4 cups cooked white rice
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard
  • 1 cup diced dill pickles
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced

Instructions

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add bacon and cook until crisp, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the bacon and place on a plate topped with paper towels.
  • Add the onions and ground beef to the skillet and cook until browned, crumbling the meat as it cooks.
  • Season the beef with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Drain the beef and onions well, reserving about 2 tablespoons of the drippings in the skillet.
  • Add the eggs to the skillet and cook, scrambling into small pieces.
  • Return the beef to the skillet and stir to combine.
  • To the skillet, add the rice, ketchup, mustard, and dill pickles, stirring to combine.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in half of the cheese.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top and allow it to melt.
  • Garnish the skillet with the shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and bacon. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 771mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 743IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 266mg | Iron: 3mg

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