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Recipe Swap: Tailgate Sliders

Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 -10 sliders
Author: NicholeL


Burger Ingredients:

  • 8-10 sweet Hawaiian rolls
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper

 Red Pepper Sauce:

  • 1 large red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoon cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1 avocado ripe
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • cheddar cheese
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • red pepper sauce above
  • guacamole above


Creamy Red Pepper Sauce Directions:

  • 1. Preheat the oven or your toaster oven to broil. Line a baking sheet or toaster oven sheet with foil.
  • 2. Cut off the top of the red pepper and remove seeds. Cut into large chunks and place on the sheet. Drizzle with oil.
  • 3. Broil for just a few minutes until the pepper pieces are slightly charred. Set aside until cool enough to touch.
  • 4. Meanwhile, combine the cream cheese, mayo, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a food processor. Once you can, transfer the red pepper into the food processor and pulse until all of the ingredients combine and only small pieces of the red pepper remain.
  • 5. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.

Guacamole Directions:

  • 1. Peel the avocado and remove the seeds.
  • 2. Place the avocado in a small bowl and mash until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.

Burger Directions:

  • 1.Place the ground beef, bread crumbs, Worchestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix until combined.
  • 2. Form the burgers into 8-10 slider sized patties.
  • 3. Cook the burgers to your desired done-ness. (2-3 minutes on the Foreman)
  • 4. Transfer the burgers to a plate and top with cheese. Tent with foil to melt the cheese and keep the burgers warm.
  • 5. Lightly toast the burger buns, then spread the red pepper sauce on the bottom bun and the avocado mixture on the top bun.
  • 6. Layer the burger, lettuce and tomato between the buns.


Barely Adapted from: Sweets Beginnings