6 slices bacon, cut in half 

1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef 

3/4 tsp. thyme 

1/8 tsp. pepper 

1/3 c. chopped pecans 

3 Tbsp. chopped parsley 

3 Tbsp. chopped onion

Lightly saute bacon and set aside.  Mix ground beef with thyme and pepper. Divide into 12 portions and shape into flat patties. Combine remaining ingredients for a filling. Spread filling on six of the patties. Cover each with two half slices of bacon. Top with remaining patties, pinching edges together. Cook as desiered. Great grilled, broiled, or pan- fried.