Guy Fieri’s BBQ Bacon Meatball Slider

Guy Fieri’s BBQ Bacon Meatball Slider

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 35 minutes

Serves: 9

Ingredients for this recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 package King’s Hawaiian Original Sweet Slider Buns
  • ½ cup garlic butter, melted
  • 9 slices Hickory smoked bacon
  • 2 cups finely sliced lettuce
  • 1 ea roma tomato, sliced thin
  • ¼ ea sweet onion, finely sliced
  • 2 ea Kosher dill pickles, finely sliced
  • 5 slices cheddar, cut in half
  • 1/4 c Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce
  • BBQ Bacon Meatballs :
  • 1lb Hickory smoked bacon
  • 1lb 80/20 ground beef
  • 3 slices King’s Hawaiian Original Sweet Sliced Bread
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 ½ T Bourbon Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Preparation

Preparation

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lay 9 slices of bacon on a cookie sheet pan and bake until crispy – about 10 minutes.
Step 2
In a mixing bowl, tear up sliced bread into small pieces then add milk and mix together into a paste.
Step 3
In a food processer add 1lb of bacon and run until meat is well ground up. In a large mixing bowl combine: ground bacon, ground beef, bread mixture, BBQ sauce and garlic. Season well with salt and pepper then mix and form into 9 golf ball sized meatballs (about 3oz each).
Step 4
Place evenly spread out on a roasting pan and cook in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes.
Step 5
Remove from oven and top each meatball with half a sice of cheese. Return to oven for 5 minutes until cheese is melted.
Step 6
Separate the King’s Hawaiian Sweet Slider Buns and brush the inside with melted garlic butter. Toast the buns (both sides) on a griddle until golden brown.
Step 7
Place a little onion and sliced pickles on bottoms of each bun. Top with a cheese covered bacon meatball. Top each with a drizzle of BBQ sauce then place a slice of crispy bacon on top of each.
Step 8
Top with a slice of tomato and some balled-up shredded lettuce.
Step 9
Place top half of slider bun on top and secure with a 6-inch skewer.

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