These Mini Cheeseburger Bites are the perfect appetizer for the summer!
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First of all, they’re so cute. Just one look and your guests will want to have one. Another bonus is they are easy to make.
So you’re probably wondering how many points? These are only 1 Freestyle point each. I think that’s pretty good considering they’re quite filling.
I don’t just serve these at parties, they’re great for a quick lunch too. My kids also love them, which is always a bonus!
I used 90% lean ground beef for this recipe. You only need a 1/2 pound to make 32. I shape them the same size as the potatoes. You can just roll them into little balls, then flatten them out.
I think American cheese goes hand in hand with cheeseburgers. But regular American cheese is 4 points for one slice.
So instead I used low-fat American cheese for only 1 point per slice. One slice of cheese is enough for 9 of the mini burgers.
These are the bamboo cocktail picks I used:
I didn’t want to use regular toothpicks because they weren’t tall enough.
Mini Cheeseburger Bites
Yield: 32 Servings – 1 Freestyle points each
- 1/2 pound 90% lean ground beef
- 32 tater rounds (you can find them in the freezer section)
- Worcester sauce
- salt and pepper
- 3 1/2 slices low fat American cheese
- 32 cherry tomatoes
- Cook tater rounds according to the directions on the package.
- Heat the oven to 400 degrees F for the ground beef.
- Roll the ground beef into small balls, then flatten them. Place them onto a baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. Add a drop of Worcester sauce to each mini burger.
- Put the burgers in the oven for 10 minutes, flipping half way through.
- Divide each slice of cheese into 9 pieces, you will have a little leftover. Put the cheese onto the beef, then place under the broiler until the cheese is melted.
- Assemble them onto the bamboo picks by adding the tomato, lettuce, beef, then tater rounds.
I serve mine with a little side of ketchup and mustard.