Grillville Cheese Stuffed Sliders
These Grillville Cheese Stuffed Sliders from local fan-favorite This Little Goat is everything you could want in a classic slider recipe, and more! Ooey gooey sharp cheddar cheese pours out of delicious patties that have been dusted with This Little Goat went to Grillville seasoning, a savory blend of tomato, onion, and garlic with notes of rosemary and much-needed hints of heat. After cooking up this recipe, you will love using your Grillville seasoning to spice up dishes like pork, chicken, roasted potatoes, fish, and meatballs.
This slider recipe is truly versatile and can be customized to fit so many dietary and lifestyle needs as well as a variety of personal tastes! When we make a plate of these, we love to use sweet Hawaiian rolls instead of regular slider buns for just the right touch of sweetness and will often substitute pickled red onions for the yellow onions for a tangy twist. Pro tip: top your sliders with the Pickled Prince's Picnic Pickles and Big Fork Brands' Original Chicago Sauce (instead of the mustard and mayo mixture) for a true *chef's kiss* culinary experience.
Looking to spruce up your spice cabinet as we head into spring? Check out This Little Goat's phenomenal range of globally inspired seasonings to instantly enhance mealtime. From their Morocco Everything Spice, an aromatic blend of hibiscus and coriander with hints of citrus and heat, to their Belize Everything Spice, a bright citrusy blend with savory garlic, onion, smoky paprika, and chilies, these seasonings are a MUST for home chefs who love to experiment in the kitchen. While you're at it, treat yourself to Little Goat's line of internationally inspired sauces, like their Southeast Asia Everything Sauce, a yummy combination of zesty lemon and salty goodness of fish sauce, or their Tokyo Everything Sauce for a perfect balance of sweet and salty.
Grillville Cheese Stuffed Sliders
Just thinking of these mouth-watering cheese stuffed sliders makes our mouth water! Coated with This Little Goat's ridiculously addicting Grillville Everything Spice, you do not want to miss out on brining these to your next baseball, March Maddness, or summer BBQ party.
1 small yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper
2 lb. premium ground beef (80% fat, 20% lean)
3 tbsp + 1 tsp this little goat went to grillville, divided
1 6-ounce block sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp ketchup
1 tbsp yellow mustard
12 slider buns or sweet hawaiian rolls
lettuce, tomato, red onion and/or pickle chips, for topping
Coat a sauté pan with a drizzle of canola oil and heat over medium heat. Add in the onions and garlic and cook until softened and translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the onion and garlic, ground beef and 3 tablespoons grillville spice. Mix well to combine.
Portion the cheese into 12 equal-sized cubes, about ½-inch each.
Divide the beef mixture into 12 portions. Flatten each portion of beef and wrap firmly around each block of cheese, making sure to enclose the cheese entirely.
Gently flatten each burger to about 2-inches thick and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Season on both sides with a pinch of kosher salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping once halfway through, until the meat is cooked through to desired doneness. Alternatively, grill your burgers over medium-high heat for about 4-6 minutes per side. Remove to a baking sheet and tent with foil.
Meanwhile, whisk together the mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard and remaining 1 tsp Grillville Spice.
Coat both sides of your buns with grillville-spiced special sauce. Top with a cheesy burger patty and desired toppings. Serve warm, with extra napkins!
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