Cheeseburger Bites

Looking for a ground beef appetizer? Then check out these mini burger bites spooned with a slow cooked beef mixture – a cheesy snack.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 4 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

Bites

1
lb. lean ground beef
2
tablespoons ketchup
2
teaspoons instant minced onion
1
teaspoon prepared mustard
8
oz. pasteurized process American cheese, cut into 2-inch cubes (2 cups)
24
miniature sandwich buns, split

Toppings

Dill pickle chips
Sliced Italian plum tomatoes
Shredded lettuce
Additional ketchup and mustard

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently to break into small pieces. Drain. Stir in 2 tablespoons ketchup, onion and 1 teaspoon mustard.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon beef mixture into sprayed slow cooker. Top with cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 3 to 4 hours. Just before serving, stir beef mixture. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon mixture into each bun. Serve with desired toppings.
  • 1 Brown ground beef in large skillet over medium-high heat until thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently to break into small pieces. Drain. Stir in 2 tablespoons ketchup, onion and 1 teaspoon mustard.
  • 2 Spray 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Spoon beef mixture into sprayed slow cooker. Top with cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 3 to 4 hours. Just before serving, stir beef mixture. Spoon 1 rounded tablespoon mixture into each bun. Serve with desired toppings.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer (with toppings)
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.