Appetizers & Side Dishes

Mexican Sliders

Prep Time: 5 MINS  |  Cook Time: 20 MINS  |  Servings: 4-6
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This recipe combines flavorful chorizo sausage, tender ground pork, sweet dates, hot pepper jelly and spices, all topped with Sargento® Blends™ 4 Cheese Southwest slices. Served on toasted ciabatta buns with chopped mint and cilantro.

  • 1 lb. Fresh Ground Pork
  • 12 oz. Chorizo sausage
  • 3/4 cup Pitted dates, chopped
  • 3 tbsp. Hot pepper jelly
  • 1 tsp. Ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground chipotle peppers
  • 1/4 tsp. Group Cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Mint
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantrpo
  • 1 tbsp. green onion
  • 8 mini ciabatta buns, split and toasted
  • Sargento® Blends™ 4 Cheese Southwest
  1. In a large non-stick skillet, brown pork and chorizo over medium heat until well browned and cooked through.
  2. Drain grease, then return meat to pan. Add dates, and next 5 ingredients. Cook over low heat, stirring often until heated through and jelly has melted in. Combine mint, cilantro and green onion into the meat mixture.
  3. Toast buns under broiler. Set aside
  4. To Serve: Spoon about ¼ cup of meat mixture onto bottom buns. Place sliced cheese on top. Serve.

Serving Size 4-6


*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 76.00g 117%
Sat. Fat 29.00g 145%
Mono Unsat. Fat 29.00g
Poly Unsat. Fat 5.00g
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 2420mg 101%
Total Carbohydrate 121g 40%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 36g
Protein 76g
Vitamin A 19RE
Vitamin C 4mg 6%
Calcium 374mg 35%
Iron 6mg 30%