Mini burgers with bacon, layered on a bamboo skewer with lettuce, tomatoes and pickles! Who can resist your favorite foods on a stick – not me! These burger bites make the perfect low-carb appetizer to please everyone from age six to age sixty, just set out some ketchup and mustard for dipping and watch them disappear!
2 lbs 93% beef
4 oz center cut raw bacon, minced
2 tbsp prepared mustard
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 head butter lettuce
30 cherry tomatoes
30 dill pickle chips or slices
ketchup, mayo and/or mustard optional for serving
Using your hands, gently mix together the beef, bacon, mustard, salt, onion powder and pepper.
Form into 30 (golf ball size) meatballs.
Heat a grill or grill pan to high heat and grill 3 minutes on each side, or until your desired doneness.
Place on skewers with lettuce, pickles and tomatoes and serve with ketchup and mustard for dipping.