BLT Ranch Burgers


These BLT Ranch Burgers are ridiculously simple to make, but so packed with flavor and so good!  I’m so happy to be partnering with Hidden Valley® to bring you this amazing burger! These BLT Ranch Burgers are ridiculously simple to make, but so packed with flavor and so good!
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You guys!  Are you getting excited about summer??  It’s so close I can taste it.  And the fact that it SNOWED in April has only made me more eager for its arrival. With summer comes so many fun chances to have family and friends over.  Graduation parties, celebrating Father’s Day, the Fourth of July . . . so many fun times!  So my family and friends tend to love having burgers on the grill, but can I tell you a secret?  Making burgers makes me nervous!  Like how do you season them?  How do you make sure they stay moist? Problem solved peeps:  BLT Ranch Burgers. These start and end with Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® and they are spectacular. I love putting Hidden Valley® on my salads, I actually kind of panic when I run out of Light Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing (for real, it’s not pretty), but it’s good in and on so many things!  Like these sliders or this pizza or OMG these potatoes. And now. Burgers! blt_ranch_burger_2 Start by adding a packet of Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix to 80% lean ground chuck.  You are going to want one seasoning pack per pound of meat. You guys.  Don’t skimp here.  This is not the time to go for the 90%.  Trust me. blt_ranch_burger_3 Mix it in well and then divide your meat into portions for burgers.  You are aiming for about 4 ounce burgers.  You can totally eyeball it but if you have a kitchen scale, I would weigh them.  That way you don’t have to worry about some burgers getting done before others.  You know? blt_ranch_burger_4 Form them into patties that are about 4 inches wide and give them a nice indentation in the middle. Now here is the fun part.  You need some cooked bacon for this recipe.  So you can go ahead and make the burgers in the pan that you made the bacon in and you get a nice little bacon taste right in your burgers.  YUMMY!  Or you can go ahead and throw them on the grill outside. blt_ranch_burgers Top them with some provolone cheese at the tail end of cooking. blt_ranch_burger_5 And then pile them high on pretzel buns with bacon, lettuce, tomato (they are BLT burgers after all) and finally some Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing.  You guys these burgers.  They turned out so amazing.  So moist and so perfectly flavored.  You are going to love them. blt_ranch_burger_7 For more great Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® recipes be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Tell me your favorite non-salad way to use Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing for a chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card.  Links welcome!  I’m always looking for new ranch recipes!
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BLT Ranch Burgers

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 80% lean ground chuck
  • Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 pretzel buns
  • 4 pieces thick cut bacon, cooked
  • romain lettuce
  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing

Instructions

  1. Mix together the meat and the Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix until fully combined. Divide the meat into four four ounce balls and form into patties, slightly indenting them in the middle.
  2. To cook in the skillet you made the bacon in, drain the skillet of the excess fat. Heat over medium heat. Add the patties and cook for about four minutes on each side. Once flipped, add the cheese at the tail end of cooking.
  3. Build your burgers by first putting down the cooked patty, then the bacon, then the tomatoes, and lettuce, and finally add a tablespoon of Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing to the top piece of the bun.
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Comments

  1. Julie Wood says

    We love Pizza at our house, so I would use the Hidden Valley ranch on my pizza dough to make my Chicken Mozzarella tomato pizza that we love!

  2. Natalie says

    I like to mix Hidden Valley ranch seasoning mix into my scrambled eggs. It adds lots of flavor!

  3. ColleenB.~Texas says

    That burger sure does look delicious
    Absolutely love the Ranch Dressing.
    I use it quite often as a dipping sauce (packet mixed with Mayo) my chicken nuggets, onion rings ,French fries, etc.
    Thank you for this giveaway opportunity

  4. Steve Weber says

    I use it when I’m making my dry rub for chicken wings– so so good

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  5. Jessie C. says

    My favorite non-salad way to use Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing is to make ranch Buffalo wings.
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  6. Stefanie Gladden says

    we love to use Hidden Valley® Original Ranch Seasoning Mix to make Ranch Buffalo Chicken Pizza!

  7. Cassandra Eastman says

    This recipe made me hungry! My favorite non-salad way to use dry Ranch is mixing it with BBQ sauce and pouring it over meatballs in the crockpot. It’s so easy and tastes amazing!

  8. Maureen says

    I have added this into meatloaf for my husband. I make the meatloaf and then he makes a sandwich out of it for a few days after at work.

  9. Margaret Smith says

    I liked to use Hidden Valley Ranch mixed with bread crumbs and coat our chicken in it and bake. Thanks so much.

  10. Anastasia Falling says

    I was going to say that my favorite way to use it was to make dips for veggies and potato chips… but now I’ve seen this burger!! This might just be my new favorite 🙂

  11. Jeffrey says

    I’ve actually mixed Hidden Valley with a bit of butter, smeared it on sweet corn and then cooked it on the grill. It was fantastic!

  12. Rebecca says

    I make a taco soup that my kids really like that uses a package of ranch mix. It really adds flavor.

  13. Lisa Brown says

    i like to use the dressing as an alternative to red sauce on pizza.
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

  14. Gina M says

    I would love to use the seasoning on my homemade chex mix.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  15. Betty C says

    I like to quarter small red or yellow potatoes, spray lightly with oil and sprinkle generously with the dry ranch mix. Bake and enjoy!

  16. Jerry Marquardt says

    My favorite non-salad way to use Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing is to dip my crisp and fresh Chicken Wings.

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