BBQ Bacon Cheddar Sliders

Ingredients

  • 3/4 lb (340 g) 85% lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) real bacon pieces
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) prepared barbecue sauce, divided
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) French fried onions, divided
  • 6   slider buns, toasted
  • 12   dill pickle slices

Directions

  1. Prepare grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat (400-450°F/200-230°C).

  2. Spray Meatball & Slider Grill Basket with nonstick cooking spray.

  3. In large mixing bowl, combine ground beef, bacon, cheese and 2 Tbsp/30 mL barbecue sauce; mix gently until thoroughly combined. Divide meat mixture into 6 portions.  

  4. Sprinkle bottom of Burger & Slider Press with 1 tbsp/15 mL French fried onions and one portion of meat; press into patties. Repeat with remaining fried onions and meat. Place inside slider wells of Basket.

  5. Place basket on grid of grill and grill, covered, for 3-4 minutes, turning once, until internal temperature reaches 140°F/60°C for medium.

  6. To serve, top buns with sliders, barbecue sauce, remaining French fried onions and pickles.

Yield:

  • 6 sliders
    1  servings of slider 

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