JP and Julia go head to head to see who can recreate that authentic taste from Five Guys and In-N-Out.  Julia made the classic In-N-Out Double Double Animal Style Burger and JP created the classic Five Guys Bacon Cheeseburger.  Who did it better?  Watch and find out!

 950 VS 880 Calories

Five Guys
 
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Five Guys Burgers and Fries is known for their greasy bags which means this burger is going to be a greasy monstrosity within itself. Emulating this burger is all about the quality of beef, the crispy bacon, the sesame seed bun, and that tin foil packaging.
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • Burger Bun
  • 2 80/20 Ground Beef Patties (3.3oz) each
  • 3 Slices Thick Cut Bacon
  • 2 American Cheese Slices
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Pickles
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayo
Optional:
  • Grilled Mushrooms
  • Grilled Onions
  • Hot Sauce
Instructions
  1. Start by baking your bacon until crispy. Or grill it.
  2. Cut tomato into slices.
  3. To get technical, weigh out your two burgers to approximately 3.3 oz each
  4. Smash them on the grill high heat to get that sear
  5. Toast your sesame seed bun
  6. Melt 2 cheese slices in between the two burgers on a saute pan with 2 tbsp water. Cover, and steam until melted.
  7. Build this burger starting with the bottom bun, ketchup and mustard, double burger with cheese on the inside
  8. On the top bun spread on mayonnaise topped with lettuce tomato, pickles and bacon
  9. Sandwich the two halves together and wrap in foil for authentic presentation
Hellthy Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 950 Fat: 64 Saturated fat: 25 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 40 Sugar: 12 Sodium: 1600 Fiber: 2 Protein: 50 Cholesterol: 190

 
In-N-Out
 
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The Double Double Animal Style is stacked with 2 mustard grilled patties from farm raised beef, 4 slices of American cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Caramelized Onions, and Spread. Looking to make something on a cheat day? This should definitely be on the go to list!
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Serves: 1
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Instructions
  1. Start with caramelizing your onions by mincing your onion. Using a small frying pan heated to medium high heat add 1 tbsp oil. Cook onions on high heat, and then once they begin to brown, put the heat on low, and cook low and slow until done.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the special sauce together and set in the refrigerator until you are ready to build your burger.
  3. Create your 2 oz beef patties, grill on one side and spread mustard on the other side. Flip and grill the mustard side until cooked through.
  4. Toast your burger bun.
  5. Place your burgers back in the pan on medium high heat. Place 2 slices of American cheese on each burger. Put 2 tbsp of water in the pan, cover, and in 15 to 30 seconds the cheese should be melted through.
  6. Now your ready to build your burger. Bottom bun, special sauce, lettuce, tomato, pickles, 2 cheeseburgers, caramelized onion, and then the top bun.
  7. Wrap it up and place it in a togo bag because surely you'll trick everyone into thinking you got it right from In-N-Out
Hellthy Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 880 Fat: 48 Saturated fat: 21 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 50 Sugar: 16 Sodium: 1800 Fiber: 3 Protein: 64 Cholesterol: 180

 

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