Applewood smoked bacon paired with Fresh Mozzarella has grown 376% over the past four years according to Datassentials. Enjoy the on-trend menu appeal of bacon and cheese slider burgers with a bold Italian flavor accent.
2 1/2 oz. (3 each) Slider size burger patties, raw, cooked on flat top griddle
3 Slider rolls, sliced
Garlic butter, melted, as needed
1/2 oz. (1 tbsp.) Mayonnaise
1/2 oz. (1 cup) Iceberg lettuce, shredded
3 pieces Applewood bacon slices, halved
1/2 oz. (1 tbsp.) Pepperoncini peppers, sliced, drained
Italian Slider Burgers
Yield: One Appetizer
Arrange 3 Grande Ciliegine Fresh Mozzarella balls on 3 cooked slider burger patties; run under cheese melter/salamander briefly to melt cheese. Reserve.
Brush cut sides of 3 slider rolls with garlic butter; heat on flat top griddle until toasted.
For each slider, spread 1 teaspoon mayonnaise on bottom half of roll; top with 1/3 cup shredded lettuce, 1 slider burger/cheese, 2 bacon slice halves and 1 teaspoon pepperoncini peppers. Close with top half of roll.
Arrange 3 Italian slider burgers on appetizer plate.