• Grilled Elk Sliders
 
  • Grilled Elk Sliders
 

Grilled Elk Sliders

  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time15 mins
  • Cook time35 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodBig Game Blend

You’ll go wild for these sliders. Tender elk patties are grilled over high heat, then topped with caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese, and a homemade spread.

Ingredients

Grilled Elk Sliders:

  • 2 lbs ground elk
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 slices pepper jack cheese, cut into fourths
  • 12 Hawaiian dinner rolls
  • 2 large onions, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup MAYO
  • 2 tbsp KETCHUP
  • 1/4 tsp GARLIC POWDER
  • 1/4 tsp ONION POWDER
  • 3 Tbsp CHOPPED PICKLES

Grilled Elk Sliders:

  • 2 lbs ground elk
  • 1 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 slices pepper jack cheese, cut into fourths
  • 12 Hawaiian dinner rolls
  • 2 large onions, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup MAYO
  • 2 tbsp KETCHUP
  • 1/4 tsp GARLIC POWDER
  • 1/4 tsp ONION POWDER
  • 3 Tbsp CHOPPED PICKLES

Preparation

When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 400 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Combine onions, butter, olive oil, sugar and salt in a cast-iron skillet and place skillet in grill. Cook for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until onions are golden brown.

Combine ground elk, seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and form into 2-inch patties. Place patties on grill and cook 2 to 4 minutes per side.

Place pepper jack cheese on each patty and let melt. If desired, slice dinner rolls in half and place cut side down on grill to lightly toast.

Mix all ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl.

Serve slider topped with caramelized onions and sauce. Enjoy!

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  • Difficulty2/5
  • Prep time15 mins
  • Cook time35 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodBig Game Blend