Mini Bun-less Cheeseburger Bites with Thousand Island Dip - Cooking With Alecia

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mini Bun-less Cheeseburger Bites with Thousand Island Dip


Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Servings 16 Calories 236 kcal Author Brenda Bennett | Sugar-Free Mom
Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese cut into 48 pieces
  • 6 ounces uncured nitrate free bacon
  • 24 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups red leaf lettuce chopped
  • optional: pickles
  • Thousand Island Dip
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sugar free ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill pickle
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine the first 5 ingredients together in a bowl.
  3. Using about 1 tablespoon of the meat mixture, make 48 mini patties or meatballs.
  4. Place them on a foil lined baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes. Turn oven off and add a slice of cheese to each burger bite. Place back in oven to melt cheese for 2-3 minutes. Set aside to prepare remaining ingredients.
  5. Cook the bacon in a skillet but remove before crisp. Drain on paper towel and break into 48 pieces.
  6. To assemble burgers on toothpick start with a tomato half, pickle, bacon, lettuce, and cheeseburger.

Recipe Notes
Serving size is 3 burger bites and 1 tablespoon of dip.
Source: https://www.sugarfreemom.com/recipes/mini-bun-less-cheeseburger-bites-with-thousand-island-dip/

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