Servings: 6 servings
2 lbs. ground sirloin
1 medium onion, diced
1 cup Paula Deen Smokey Apple Cinnamon BBQ Sauce, or your favorite prepared BBQ sauce
Salt and pepper
3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
3 slices thick bacon, cooked crisp and chopped, drippings reserved
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
6 sandwich buns
In a large saute pan cook ground sirloin until just browned. Remove from pan and set aside. Drain beef fat from pan. Add reserved bacon fat and onion to pan and saute until onion is translucent. Add cooked beef and BBQ sauce. Reduce heat and simmer while heating potatoes.
In a medium sauce pan add potatoes, bacon and cheese. Cook over low heat until heated through.
To assemble put ½ cup potato mixture on the bottom of each sandwich bun. Top with a generous scoop of beef mixture and place bun top over.
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