The Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger features sautéed portabella mushrooms, melted asiago cheese, Applewood smoked bacon and crunchy fried onions on a beef patty. The Smoky Mushroom Bacon Potato includes sautéed portabellas, cheddar cheese sauce and Applewood smoked bacon.
Wendy’s offered a behind-the-scenes look at how the company’s Culinary Innovation Team developed the burger. In the company’s Square Deal blog, Marshall Scarborough said the burger started as a short rib sandwich. “…But we had to evolve it into something that we could efficiently reproduce for millions of people, so we asked ourselves another question:
“How do we make this kind of delicious sandwich accessible to our customers in a way that highlights our fresh, never frozen beef?”
Read on to learn more about the Smoky Mushroom Bacon Cheeseburger.