30 min serves 8-10

Ultimate Tailgate Sliders with Bacon Aioli

The bacon aioli really takes these sliders to the next level. Make them on the grill and serve at your next tailgate!


  • 1lb Pre Ground Beef
  • 12 slider buns
  • 12 slices of Roma tomato
  • 12 pieces butter lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • salt & pepper to taste
Bacon Aioli
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup or 3 strips crispy bacon, finely chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 1 T Dijon mustard
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Preheat grill to high heat, scraping grates to clean and applying a small amount of cooking spray to season for a non-stick cook
  2. While grill is heating, let PRE beef sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes, then form into 8-12 slider sized patties. season both sides with salt and pepper
  3. Grill slider burgers 3 minutes per side, then turn the grill off, evenly top each slider with cheese, close grill lid and let cheese melt.
  4. While cheese melts, make the aioli. Combine mayo, Dijon, lemon juice, minced garlic, and chopped bacon until evenly incorporated. Season with salt & pepper.
  5. Let’s assemble! Spread bottom bun with ketchup, and add lettuce, slider, tomato, and a dollop of the bacon aioli, and close with top bun. Serve hot and enjoy!


Ultimate Tailgate Sliders with Bacon Aioli

Amount per 100g

Recipe developed by   thatswhatsheeats