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Quebec Maple Bacon Poutine Burger

Darasak pours gravy over Bacon Poutine burger. It's a setting outdoors, soda is in the background.

Quebec Maple Bacon Poutine Burger

Summer is synonymous with firing up the BBQ and enjoying cookouts with those that matter most.

I’ve been anxiously waiting to turn on our grill and make some juicy and delicious burgers. 

We have always been big fans of burgers and using gourmet toppings to put them over the top.

Not to say that there is anything wrong with the regular stuff, but trying new flavours makes meal-time less boring!

Not only do these recipes spice up a classic burger, but they also let you experiment for less. You can get a box of 20 Great Value Beef Burgers for $15.

While making the Ontario burger was tempting since it’s my province, the Quebec burger just called my name. 

Because, poutine.

A flat lay of all the ingredients, Great Value burgers, bacon, poutine cheese, burger buns, gravy, maple syrup, onions and potato chips.
White onions cut and frying in butter.
Onions have sweat and brown sugar was added.
A top view of maple syrup and maple-syrup glazed bacon

Get Ready to Prep

Quebec is known for having amazing poutine. While we have some pretty great poutine in Ontario, there’s just something about the poutine in Quebec.

We headed to Walmart to pick up some Great Value ingredients. We wanted to recreate the poutine-inspired taste we craved.

The first step was to cook the Great Value Thick-Cut Smoked Bacon, sprinkle it with pepper.

Then smother it with Great Value Table Syrup and bake it in the oven until it’s perfectly crispy.

While that’s in the oven, the onions are next. Making the most perfect caramelized onions is actually easier than you may think.

All you do is chop the yellow onions, melt some Great Value butter, add granulated sugar and Great Value salt, then sauté until they are golden.

While I did all of this, Darasak fired up the grill and cooked up our burgers to order.

I prefer my burger well done and that’s the beauty of making it at home. You can cook it at any temperature you’d like.

Top it with Great Value poutine sauce, cheese curds, crumbled Great Value potato chips, curly lettuce, creamy mayo and grainy deli mustard. You’ll love it!

Quebec Maple Bacon Poutine Burger
Yield: 8

Quebec Maple Bacon Poutine Burger

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Quebec is known for its signature Poutine dish. The Quebec Maple Bacon Poutine Burger combines these unique flavours with maple bacon and potato chips instead of traditional French fries for added crunch. Topped with Great Value Poutine sauce – this juicy burger leaves nothing to be desired.

Ingredients

Maple Bacon

  • 1 lb Great Value Thick Cut Smoked Bacon
  • ½ cup Great Value Maple Table Syrup
  • ½ tsp Great Value Ground Black Pepper

Caramelized Onions

  • 3 tbsp Great Value Butter
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp Great Value Table Salt
  • 2 medium yellow onions, sliced thinly

Burger

  • 1 398ml can of Cordon Bleu or Great Value Poutine Sauce
  • 8 frozen Great Value Burgers
  • 200-300 g of cheese curds thinly sliced
  • 8 Great Value burger buns, toasted if desired
  • Mayonnaise
  • Curly lettuce
  • 1 bag of Great Value Plain Chips
  • Great Value Prepared Bold Deli Style Mustard

Instructions

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375°C
  2. For the bacon: line a baking tray with aluminum foil and top with a baking rack, (or cooling rack). Lay the bacon strips in a single layer and season with pepper. Baste the bacon with maple syrup and bake for 25-30 minutes, until crispy, turning halfway through to baste other side. Remove the rack and allow the bacon to cool.
  3. While the bacon is cooking, prepare onions. Heat butter in medium skillet over medium low heat. Add onions, salt and sugar and cook for 20-25 minutes until onions are golden brown and soft.
  4. Just before serving, bring the contents of the poutine sauce to a low boil and keep hot, stirring frequently.
  5. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium-high. Grill burgers according to package directions. During the last minute, top with the sliced cheese curds. (Slicing them in advance will assure that they melt perfectly and don’t stay cold in the middle).

For the assembly

  1. Spread the bottom of each bun with mayonnaise, then lettuce, top with the cheeseburger, and onions. Spoon over some hot poutine sauce, a few potato chips and top with a grainy mustard spread bun. Enjoy!

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The burger sits with the top bun off and shows all the topping dripping onto wax paper. Served with a soda and chips.
The burger is shown in its all glory. Gravy drips down the side of the burger. A soda and a mustard bottle is in the back.
Gabby eats a potato chip while she enjoys the Maple Bacon Poutine burger. She smiles.
Gabby holds the burger as she takes a bite. The focus is on the burger, she is blurred.
Gabby take a sip of her soda, her eyebrows are raised in shock at how good the burger is.

Enjoy

Is there anything better than a burger with toppings that just overflow? The sauces and condiments are so delectable.

The burger can be topped with potato chips, or you can serve it with chips on the side.

Gabby loved the melted cheese curds and the poutine sauce, but the grainy mustard, creamy mayo and crispy bacon just put it over the top!

As you can see, it was a hit in our house. We can’t wait to try the rest of the regional Great Value beef burgers. Read on for the rest of the burgers, you can thank me later.

Ultimate Maritime Burger

Sauerkraut is a nostalgic and familiar ingredient in the Maritimes, and is made on Tancook Island, NS. It is eaten primarily with sausages, but also great on burgers.

When paired with peanut butter, these tangy, sweet, nutty flavours work surprisingly well together. Get the full instructions, here.

Ultimate B.C. Burger

Luscious, ruby-red cranberries grown in BC are in season in the fall. Fortunately, dried, frozen, and canned versions make it possible to enjoy their tart goodness year-round.

Fruit and vegetable influences are strong on BC menus. Here, love of cranberries and vegetarian influences, merge in a cranberry hummus. Make the recipe, here.

Ultimate Prairie Burger

Alberta produces some of the world’s best beef and pork. Mustard seeds grown in many a farmer’s field is a natural condiment.

In Saskatchewan, ingredients like wheat and lentils stock markets all around the world.

Made with canola oil and bacon drizzled with honey – The Ultimate Prairie Burger delivers the best flavours from the west. Try the recipe, here.

A close up of a potato chip and the burger is shown.

Grill It Up

With Canada’s 150th birthday this year, there is no better time to celebrate.

With these regional-inspired burgers, you’re sure to please your whole family and hear only hear compliments at your next cookout.

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Make sure to head to your local Walmart to pick up all of the delicious Great Value ingredients to make these burgers.

Which burger are you most interested in trying?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

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Note: This post is sponsored by Walmart Canada as part of the Walmart Great Value Burger program. In exchange for this post, I have received perks in the form of products and/or compensation. All opinions on this blog are my own.


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66 Comments

  1. Your burger looks amazing! I don’t think I’ve ever seen one quite like this. I’ll have to add it to my weekend cookout. The family will love it.

  2. I can’t wait to try poutine in the land that it was created! Until then, I’ll have to check out this recipe for it, and it looks SO GOOD by the way! I love an overflowing burger!

  3. I love Canada but not sure if I want to eat this, it might give my heart a pounding 😀 😀 😀 But sometimes I do love a bit of junk food.

  4. I am so hungry right now and this looks simply delicious! Wow, I must make it over the weekend for sure. What a great way to celebrate Canadian 🙂

  5. This burger looks amazing. I love to treat myself to poutine when I can. Mixing it with a burger is pure genius.

  6. You had me at poutine! This sounds like a really tasty burger, I love anything with bacon on it.

  7. Now I am in the mood for a burger and cheese curds! I so wish we had a place that sold cheese curds in our area, sadly we don’t.

  8. This burger looks absolutely crazy. But an inspired crazy. I love it. I have never tried potato chips with burgers. I will have to try that out sometime.

  9. It looks really delicious, though I love burgers but I am trying to avoid these to attain a good health but I am surely going to try it on the cheat day.

  10. I have never had a burger like that before but it looks really good. I do like mustard so I think I’ll give it a shot.

  11. This burger looks so good. I love the bacon on my burgers but only do it once and a while so I will have to do this recipe. We love grilling out in the summer. Thanks for shairng the recipe.

  12. What an absolutely delicious sounding way to celebrate Canadiana, this burger sounds absolutely amazingly delicious, I bet my other half would love to try this as well.

  13. The Ultimate BC Burger with cranberries sounds delicious! Although I’m drooling over the burger you made because poutine!

  14. Oh goodness, gracious, you’ve got me drooling. I put chips on all of my sammy’s so I am glad to see someone else that does this. I can’t wait to try your recipe.

  15. We LOVE Great Value products from Walmart. It’s always delicious and never disappoints. That Burger looks delicious.

  16. Having grown up in Montreal, I would have to go with the poutine burger. It sounds like a winning combination.

  17. Now that is a burger! My hubby would probably be the only who would be able to eat the whole thing though – I am not sure that I could get my mouth around it :).

  18. That burger got the best of me and we made them on the weekend,i don’t this i will get tired of those anytime soon!!!

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