Blackberry-Bourbon Burger Sliders

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Blackberry-Bourbon Burger Sliders

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Burger patty topped with blackberry-bourbon sauce with slaw between a toasted slider bun

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Recipe Data

32
Servings
30min
Prep
3hr
Total

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    Description

    A pocket of meltingly rich cheese hides inside each juicy, bite-size burger, but the amazing crowning glory is the sweet and tangy whiskey glaze. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 32
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    1large yellow onion, finely chopped
    4 clove(s)garlic, minced and divided
    ¾ c.bourbon, divided
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee Worcestershire sauce
    2 tsp.kosher salt
    1 tsp.sweet smoked paprika
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
    3 lbs.lean ground beef
    1(12-oz.) bottle Hy-Vee chili sauce
    1(12-oz.) jar Hy-Vee blackberry jelly
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    32Hy-Vee cocktail buns, split and toasted
    2 c.shredded coleslaw

    Things To Grab

    • Large bowl
    • Three 15x10x1-inch baking pans
    • Meat thermometer
    • 3-to-4-quart slow cooker
    • Medium saucepan

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

    2. In a large bowl, combine onion, garlic, 1/2 cup bourbon, Worcestershire sauce, salt, paprika and cayenne pepper. Add beef; mix well. Divide mixture into thirty-two 2-ounce portions. Arrange patties on three 15x10x1-inch baking pans. Bake in batches, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until brown and internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Transfer patties to a 3- to 4-quart slow cooker.

    3. For sauce, in a medium saucepan combine chili sauce, blackberry jelly, 1/4 cup bourbon and black pepper. Heat over low heat until jelly melts. Pour mixture over patties in slow cooker; toss gently to coat. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 to 3 hours, then keep warm on low or warm setting for up to 2 hours.
    4. Serve burgers on toasted buns topped with coleslaw.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    220 Calories per serving
    1 slider

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Cholesterol: 35mg
    • Sodium: 380mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Protein: 11g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 2%
    0%
    Vitamin C 4%
    0%
    Iron 10%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Health 2015.