Cheeseburger Sliders

Main Course

Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Kitchen & Culture

Makes 16 sliders.

  • 2 pounds 85% lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon granulated onion
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste
  • 16 Slider Buns
  • 16 slices sharp Cheddar cheese 
  • lettuce, sliced tomatoes, dill pickles, prepared Thousand Island dressing, for garnish

Cheeseburger Sliders

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Preheat broiler.

Gently break apart ground meat; sprinkle it in an even layer on a baking sheet. Combine granulated onion and garlic and salt, pepper, and cayenne; sprinkle evenly over meat and toss gently to combine. Divide meat into 16 2-ounce portions. Gently press each portion into a 2-inch biscuit cutter or ring mold to form uniform patties; use your thumb to make a slight indentation in the center of each patty.

Place a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium-high heat. When hot through, add burger patties and cook, turning once, to desired doneness; transfer to a paper towel-lined baking sheet and top with Cheddar slices. Place pan under broiler until cheese melts; do not burn.

Generously spread slider bun bottoms with Thousand Island dressing; add a layer of lettuce, a tomato slice, and a prepared cheeseburger patty. Add a generous dollop of Thousand Island dressing, top with slider bun tops, and serve hot.


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