Double Pork Pork Burgers Recipe

A super flavorful burger recipe made with ground pork, bacon, fennel seeds, and smoked paprika. Dairy free!

Adapted from Food 52



  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 cup finely chopped bacon, from 5 to 6 slices
  • 1/2 cup minced yellow onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns, toasted


  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Toast fennel seeds in the dry skillet until fragrant and beginning to brown. Remove to a large bowl.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients, except the buns, to the bowl and combine with your hands until well incorporated. Divide into 4 patties and let chill at least 15 minutes.
  3. Heat an outdoor grill or grill pan over medium heat and grill 6 minutes a side or until firm. Serve on toasted buns with mayonnaise and cole slaw.