Grilled Mediterranean Sliders

Blogger Jessica Walker from Lil Miss Bossy shares a favorite recipe. They might be tiny, but these little grilled sliders burst with Mediterranean flavors.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives
1/4
cup Greek vinaigrette dressing
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
8
mini burger buns (about 2 1/2 inches in diameter), split
Hummus, if desired
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup of the cheese, the olives and vinaigrette dressing; cover and refrigerate.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix ground beef, oregano and remaining 1/4 cup of cheese. Shape into 8 equal patties.
  • 3 Place patties in grill basket; place on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160ºF.
  • 4 Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top each with small spoonful of cheese mixture. Spread spoonful of hummus on top half of each bun; arrange bun halves over cheese mixture.

Expert Tips

You can make these patties ahead. Just cover and refrigerate until ready to grill.

Have extra feta-cheese topping? Eat with tortilla chips or pita bread for a yummy side dish or appetizer.