Bistro Sliders with Pickled Onions

These grilled mini burgers are just right for big or small appetites.

  • Servings: 4
Bistro Sliders with Pickled Onions

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2010


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef chuck (80 percent lean)
  • 8 split brioche or soft dinner rolls


  1. In a medium skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high. Add onion, and cook until softened, 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add sugar and vinegar; toss to coat. Let mixture cool. In a small bowl, combine garlic and mayonnaise.

  2. Heat a grill to medium-high. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. Divide ground beef into 8 balls. Press each lightly to form 3/4-inch-thick patties. Season each with salt and pepper. Grill 3 minutes per side for medium. Serve sliders on rolls with pickled onions and garlic mayonnaise.

Cook's Notes

Indoor method: In an oiled grill pan or cast-iron skillet, cook burgers over medium-high.


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