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Dressed-Up BLT Sliders

Published On: Jan 06 2014 11:30:51 PM CST   Updated On: May 08 2014 02:31:07 PM CDT

Big flavor can come in a small package and these Dressed-Up BLT Sliders are a prime example. The best part is, you can make these as fancy or as simple as you want. There are no rules!

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 10 min

What You'll Need:

1/2 cup ketchup
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
3 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
12 slices crisp cooked bacon, cut in half
12 slider rolls, toasted

What To Do:

In a small bowl, combine ketchup and mayonnaise. Mix well and refrigerate until ready to use.
In a medium bowl, combine ground beef, salt, and pepper; mix well. Divide mixture into 12 equal amounts and make 12 patties.
On a large griddle or in a skillet over medium heat, cook burgers in batches 4 to 6 minutes, or until no pink remains, turning halfway through cooking.
Divide lettuce evenly between rolls, top each with a burger, tomato slice, 2 pieces of bacon, a dollop of the ketchup mixture, and the roll top. Serve immediately.

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