Spicy Cheeseburger Sliders
1 pound lean ground beef
9 party size buns, split, divided
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. ground chipotle pepper
2 slices pepperjack cheese, cut in quarters
BBQ sauce, ketchup, mustard,
lettuce, tomato slices, onion, pickles
Tear one hamburger pun into pieces, Place in food processor or blender.
Cover and pulse to form fine bread crumbs.
Combine bread crumbs, chipotle pepper, garlic and ground beef.
Mix lightly, but thoroughly.
Shape into eight 1/2 inch thick mini patties.
Place patties on grill over medium heat.
Cook 8-9 minutes, turning occasionally, until desired degree of doneness.
Top with cheese during the last minute of grilling.
Serve with your desired toppings.
(sorry, our outdoor umbrella is red, so the photos have a pink-cast!)