Lightened Up Pimiento Cheese Sliders

  • Author: Holley Grainger
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 sliders 1x


Ideal for tailgating or a summer cookout, these Pimiento Cheese Sliders take your basic hamburger to the next level. Top hot sliders with creamy Lightened Classic Pimiento Cheese, bacon, and your other favorite toppings.



  • 1 pound extra lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 8 whole wheat slider buns (split)
  • ½ cup Lightened Classic Pimiento Cheese*

Toppings (optional):

  • lettuce (tomato, pickles, caramelized onions, jalapeño slices, bacon)


  1. Combine ground beef, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  2. Lightly shape into eight thin mini-patties.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.
  4. Add patties; cook 5 to 6 minutes or until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning once.
  5. Place burgers on bottoms of buns. Top with 1 tablespoon [url:1]Lightened Classic Pimiento Cheese[/url]and other desired toppings.