Recipe

Beef and blue cheese sliders

These scrumptious beef and blue cheese sliders are fantastic for the whole family to enjoy for a delicious midweek meal.

  • 25 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 5
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This recipe first appeared in Food magazine issue 79.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion, very finely chopped
  • 500 gram beef mince
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon oil, extra
  • 80 gram blue cheese, cut into 10 slices
  • 10 slider buns
  • 10 baby lettuce leaves
  • 2 large tomatoes, sliced
  • selection of sliced onion, tomato relish, cornichons, to serve

Method

  • 1
    Heat oil in a small frying pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened. Set aside to cool.
  • 2
    Mix mince, cooled onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce and mustard in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and form into 10 patties.
  • 3
    Heat extra oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook meat patties for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Add blue cheese before removing patties from the pan so the slice starts to melt on the hot patty.
  • 4
    To serve, split sliders and insert lettuce, tomato slices, your choice of sliced onion, tomato relish and cornichons, then top with patties. Secure bun top with a toothpick.

Notes

Use a ¼-cup measure to ensure patties are all the same size. If time allows, place the patties on a plate, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes for the flavours to develop.