Mini-Hamburgers with Shallot-Dijon Spread

These mini-burgers are perfect for small hands. The tangy shallot mixture received a thumbs-up from our Kids Taste-Testing Panel, but feel free to stick with ketchup and mustard if your kids prefer that.


8 servings (serving size: 1 hamburger)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 169
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 14.2 g
Carbohydrate 16.2 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 538 mg
Calcium 55 mg


1 pound ground sirloin
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray
3 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package classic dinner rolls
16 dill pickle chips


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Divide meat mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/4-inch-thick patty. Lightly coat both sides of patties with cooking spray. Place patties on grill rack; grill for 3 minutes on each side or until done.

3. Combine shallots, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and butter in a small bowl. Cut rolls in half horizontally. Spread shallot mixture evenly over cut sides of rolls. Layer 1 patty and 2 pickle chips on bottom half of each roll; top with roll tops.


Young Chefs can:

Pull apart dinner rolls

Count out 16 pickle chips


Older Chefs can:

Stir together shallot mixture

Assemble burgers