Spirited Wild Rice Sliders

Lisa Keys, Kennett Square, PA
2013 wild rice recipe contest finalist

    1 cup cooked wild rice
    6 oz ground beef
    6 oz ground pork
    1 link Gold’n Plump® Parmesan Italian Chicken Sausage, casing removed
    1/4 cup finely diced dried apricots
    1/4 cup finely diced onion
    1 tsp kosher salt
    1/2 tsp smoked paprika
    1/2 cup Famous Dave’s® BBQ Sauce, Apricot Bourbon, divided
    1 cup Sargento® Chef Blends™ Shredded 6 Cheese Italian
    12 slider buns, toasted

In large bowl, mix wild rice, meat, Apricots, onion, salt, and paprika; form into 12 small patties. Grill over medium heat; baste patties with half of the BBQ sauce; top with cheese. Serve on buns with remaining BBQ sauce.

4 servings

Recipe compliments of the Minnesota Cultivated Wild Rice Council

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