Sliders with Cheddar and Onions

Sliders with Cheddar and Onions Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
These mini burgers satiate your craving for beef without the guilt of a ½-pound serving. Cook the burgers in a pan or on a grill over medium-high heat. Mini hamburger buns or Parker House Rolls are perfect.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 sliders)
Total time: 26 Minutes

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 11 Minutes
Total: 26 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 382
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 11.9 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 2.8 g
Protein 34.2 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Sodium 618 mg
Calcium 184 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon canola oil
1/2 cup vertically sliced onion
1 pound 93% lean ground beef
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat cheddar cheese, quartered
8 (1.4-ounce) slider rolls
Toppings (optional): lettuce, ketchup, canola mayonnaise, prepared mustard

Preparation

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove onion from pan; do not wipe pan.

2. While onion cooks, combine beef, salt, and pepper; shape into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Add patties to drippings in pan. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until done, topping each patty with 1 cheese quarter during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Remove from pan. Add 4 rolls, cut sides down, to drippings in pan. Cook 1 minute or until toasted. Repeat procedure with remaining 4 rolls.

3. Place patties on bottom halves of rolls; top patties evenly with onion. Cover with top halves of buns. Serve with desired toppings.

Tip: You can season the beef and shape the patties in the morning; then when you get home they're ready to go.

Amanda Haas,

Cooking Light Real Family Food,

Oxmoor House

September 2012
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