BBQ Bacon Cheddar Sliders

These sliders are sure to be a hit at your next BBQ!


  • 3/4 lb (340 g) 85% lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) real bacon pieces
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) prepared barbecue sauce, divided
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) French fried onions, divided
  • 6   slider buns, toasted
  • 12   dill pickle slices


  1. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat (400-450°F/200-230°C).

  2. Spray the Meatball & Slider Grill Basket with nonstick cooking spray.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, bacon, cheese and 2 Tbsp/30 mL barbecue sauce, and mix gently until thoroughly combined. Divide the meat mixture into 6 portions.  

  4. Sprinkle the bottom of the Burger & Slider Press with 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the French fried onions and add one portion of meat. Press and remove the patty, then repeat with the remaining meat mixture. Place the patties into the slider wells of the basket. 

  5. Place the basket on the grid of the grill and grill, covered, for 8-10 minutes, turning once, or until the internal temperature reaches 140°F/60°C for medium doneness.

  6. To serve, top the buns with the sliders, barbecue sauce, remaining French fried onions, and pickles.


  • 6 sliders
    1  servings of slider 

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 360, Total Fat 18 g, Saturated Fat 7 g, Cholesterol 50 mg, Sodium 750 mg, Carbohydrate 32 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 18 g

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