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Pork Sliders with Smashed Avocado

Prep Time

    •    Prep and cook time: 10 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

    •    cooking spray
    •    3/4 tsp kosher salt
    •    1/2 tsp garlic powder
    •    2 tsps fresh lemon juice
    •    1/2 ripe peeled avocado
    •    8 small Bibb lettuce leaves
    •    2 small ripe tomatoes, sliced
    •    12 ounces tbsps chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    •    8 (1 ounce) whole-wheat slider buns, halved crosswise
    •    2 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)

Method

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Lightly coat cut sides of buns with cooking spray. Place buns, cut sides down, in pan; cook 1 minute or until lightly toasted.
  2. Combine pork, parsley, salt, and garlic powder in a medium bowl, gently mixing with hands. Divide mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/4-inch-thick patty. Lightly coat both sides of patties with cooking spray. Arrange patties in pan coated with cooking spray; cook 2 minutes. Turn patties over; top patties evenly with cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
  3. Combine lemon juice and avocado in a bowl; mash avocado with a fork, and stir to combine. Spread avocado mixture evenly over bottom halves of buns. Place 1 patty on each bottom bun. Top each with 1 tomato slice and 1 lettuce leaf. Top with top halves of buns. Serve immediately.



This great family recipe is thanks to myrecipes Recipes at https://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/pork-sliders-smashed-avocado

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