What a great idea for parties, poker games, watching sports on tv, this is a perfect appetizer
Large frozen bag French fried waffle cut potato
1 pound ground beef or turkey
2 teaspoons grilling seasoning blend
4 slices cheddar cheese, cut into quarters
cherry tomatoes, sliced
medium onion, sliced and caramelized ( if desired)
Mustard, lettuce, ketchup, mayonnaise and pickle slices
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil. Evenly space potatoes on baking sheet. Bake potatoes for 18 to 20 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned. Remove from oven. Adjust oven racks and preheat broiler.
In a saucepan, place 2 Tablespoons butter and 1 Tablespoon olive oil, over medium heat cook onions until caramelized, about 15 minutes, then set aside.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine meat and seasoning. Form into sixteen 1-ounce mini burgers . In a 12-inch skillet cook burgers, uncovered, over medium-high heat for 5 minutes turning burgers once halfway through cooking. Drain fat. Top each potato with a burger, onion, and cheese then broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and Serve with mustard, ketchup, sour cream, and/or pickles. Makes 16 snacks.