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Zippy Beer Sliders

Zippy Beer Sliders

These lean mini-burgers are easy to prepare cooking on an outdoor grill or on a grill pan in the home. The mix of ingredients packs a punch of flavor and will leave your family and your guests wanting more!


Serves: 8 (Serving= 1 burger)


  • 1/3 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ cup reduced fat shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1/8 cup light beer (choose gluten free beer for GF version)
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (make sure gluten free for GF version)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound 93/7 lean ground beef
  • 8 whole wheat dinner rolls or mini-buns (choose gluten free buns for GF version)


  1. In a bowl, combine the first ten ingredients and shape into eight patties.
  2. Turn grill on medium-high heat.
  3. Spray grill with nonstick cooking spray right before placing burgers on the grill.
  4. Grill hamburgers over medium high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  5. Serve on whole wheat buns or rolls with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles or whichever vegetables and condiments you prefer!