Sliders 3 ways

Just in time for Labour Day, we’ve created 3 different sliders: Beef Jalapeno Cheddar, Turkey Tomato Pesto, and Curried Chick Pea for a veggie option.

Take your party guests on a journey around the world with these bite sized burgers that are sure to impress.

 

Beef Jalapeno Cheddar Slider

INGREDIENTS (makes 12 mini burgers)

  • 1 lb of lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, finely diced (seeds optional)
  • 1 tbsp mexican style chili powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of bread crumbs

TOPPINGS & BUN

  1. mini burger bun
  2. aged white cheddar
  3. chipotle BBQ sauce
  4. sliced jalapeno

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients into a mixing bowl with your hands.
  2. With an ice cream scoop, scoop balls of mixture, pat flat and place on a clean plate.
  3. Cook on the BBQ for 2-3 min/side, add cheese on the last flip.
  4. Serve on a mini bun (we used President’s Choice burger first minis).

 

Turkey Tomato Pesto Slider

INGREDIENTS (makes 12 mini burgers)

  • 1 lb of lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • salt and pepper
  • one egg
  • 1/2 cup of italian bread crumbs
  • a few sprinkles of grated Parmesan cheese

TOPPINGS & BUN

  • Ciabatta bread (cut into squares)
  • Pesto (we made ours- recipe for that coming soon)
  • Tomato Sauce (we made ours too but we’re not sharing that one just yet)
  • Mozzarella cheese, sliced

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients into a mixing bowl with your hands.
  2. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop little balls, pat flat and lay on a clean plate.
  3. BBQ for about 3 min/side or until cooked through, add cheese on the last flip.
  4. Place on ciabatta bun and top with pesto and tomato sauce.

 

Curried Chick Pea Sliders

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large can (796ml/28 oz) of chick peas
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 -2 tbsp finely chopped cilantro

TOPPINGS & BUN

  • store-bought mango curry sauce or chutney
  • extra yogurt
  • nann bread for the bun

DIRECTIONS

  1. Open and drain can of chick peas.
  2. In a food processor, add drained chick peas and lightly mash up. Don’t go overboard, hit the pulse button just enough to lightly mash but not puree.
  3. Put mashed chickpeas into a large mixing bowl, add remaining ingredients and mix well to combine.
  4. Using an ice cream scoop, scoop mixture to form balls and then place on a cookie sheet and pat flat.
  5. Pre-heat a skillet to medium and cook curried chick pea burgers on each side for about 3 min/side or until cooked through and lightly browned.
  6. Serve on a piece of warm nann bread and top with plain yogurt and curry sauce, chutney or whatever indian condiments you happen to have.

ENJOY and HAPPY LONG WEEKEND!!!

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