Barbecue Bourbon Sliders With Bacon have bits of bacon that cook right in the burger. Barbecue sauce flavored with bourbon glazes over the tops as the ground beef sliders cook so every bite is filled with intense flavors and juiciness. Homemade beef burger sliders with bacon will be the hit of every get together.
Sliders With Bacon Recipe
Don't you just love those itty bitty burgers they call sliders? Well, hang on to your seat because you haven't tasted anything until you've tasted Barbecue Bourbon Glazed Bacon Sliders!
These mini burgers get their juiciness and lots of added flavor as the bits of chopped bacon cook* along with the burgers. Yes, the bacon is inside the burger!
Barbecue sauce flavored with bourbon glazes over the tops as the mini ground beef burgers cook so every bite is filled with intense flavors and juiciness.
Serve these at your next party or football game day and they'll disappear before your very own eyes......which is why I highly recommend you make a double batch! Trust me, you'll thank me that you did!
Sliders are cooked on the grill. I grill all year long but if you prefer to cook them on your stove top just follow the stove top directions in the recipe notes below!
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Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Substitute cracked black pepper, garlic powder and crushed red pepper flakes for the Montreal Seasoning.
- Shape ground beef into 4 patties to make full size burgers
- Prefer no alcohol? Just leave out the Bourbon!
How to cook burgers on the stove top
To cook your mini burgers on the stove top:
- Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray.
- Cook sliders, in batches if necessary, over medium-high heat until browned on one side.
- Turn, brush tops with some of the reserved barbecue sauce.
- Reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, until sliders are cooked through or thermometer reads 160F.
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- barbecue sauce
- ground beef
- Montreal steak seasoning
- party potato rolls
- plum tomatoes
- lettuce leaves
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Barbecue Bourbon Sliders With Bacon
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- 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
- 1 Tbs. Bourbon
- 1 lb. ground beef
- 4 slices uncooked bacon, chopped
- 1 Tbs. Montreal steak seasoning
- 12 party potato rolls, from 1 pkg. (15 oz.) , such as Martin’s
- 3 plum tomatoes, each cut into 4 slices
- 12 small lettuce leaves
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- Preheat grill for direct-heat grilling.
- In small bowl combine barbecue sauce and Bourbon; reserve.
- In bowl combine ground beef, chopped bacon and Montreal steak seasoning. Shape into 12 patties.
- Grill sliders, turning once, until cooked through or thermometer reads 160F, brushing with some of the reserved barbecue sauce after turning.
- Assemble sliders on party rolls with tomato slices, lettuce leaves and remaining barbecue sauce.
*Stove top directions: Follow steps #2 & #3 above. Then continue with stove top steps below:
1. Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray.
2. Cook sliders, in batches if necessary, over medium-high heat until browned on one side.
3. Turn, brush tops with some of the reserved barbecue sauce.
4. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, until sliders are cooked through or thermometer reads 160F. Refer back to step #5 above for assembly.
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