Cheddar Jalapeno Burgers are little sliders filled with full of flavor Johnsonville sausage.

Cheddar Jalapeno Burgers
I made two recipes and both were delicious!  The first recipe I made was an alfredo type recipe.  So simple and so delicious.  Watch for that post by Friday!  This recipe however, not only had flavor appeal but amazing eye appeal!  Grumpy actually ate two of these – and they were very filling for sliders as I also made my own homemade slider buns.  He opted for the mustard instead of sriracha aioli.  That is what that yummy drip is coming down the burgers! (just a mix of sriracha and mayo).
Cheddar Jalapeno Burgers
When it comes to Johnsonville Italian Sausage, you really don’t need too many more ingredients to the burger mix for flavor.  The sweetness of the sausage, the little hit of maple syrup and heat from jalapeno is a perfect mix for this slider!

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Cheddar Jalapeno Burgers
Author: Grumpy’s Honeybunch
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Serves: 8
  • 1 lb Johnsonville Ground Italian Sausage
  • 2 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (plus some extra slices for topping the burger)
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced jalapeno pepper, with sliced rings for topping if desired
  • 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
  • Hawaiian Slider Roll
  1. Mix together sausage, shredded cheese, maple syrup, diced jalapeno and dried bread crumbs. Form into 8 small patties.
  2. Cook on the grill over medium heat until done, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Serve on the slider roll with your favorite condiments!