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Mini-Hamburgers with Shallot-Dijon Spread

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 hamburger)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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  5. Young Chefs can:

  6. Pull apart dinner rolls

  7. Count out 16 pickle chips

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  9. Older Chefs can:

  10. Stir together shallot mixture

  11. Assemble burgers