White Castle Slider

BigRedKitchen

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Pound  ground chuck
  • 1/4 Pound  ground beef
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 Tablespoons  butter
  • 1 Cup  finely diced onions
  • dill pickle slices
  • square dinner rolls

We're certainly not the first to try to replicate this recipe, but we think we've come pretty close — and closer than others — to nailing it.

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Directions

In a medium sized bowl, mixed together the beef and chuck, carefully so that you do not overmix the meat. On a clean surface or a cutting board, lay out 1 sheet of parchment paper. Place the beef in the center and top with another sheet of parchment paper. Roll out the beef until very thin, about ¼-inch thick, into a rough rectangle that is about 7-by-10-inches. Trim the edges of the square and use the scraps to pat into a neat rectangle that is 6-by-9-inches.

Season the hamburger square generously with salt and pepper. Using a spatula, cut six 3-by-3-inch patties out of the square.  Using a straw, poke 5 holes in each patty, one near each corner and one in the center.

In a 12-inch skillet, melt the butter. Add the diced onion, season lightly with salt, and sauté in the butter for 1-2 minutes until it begins to sweat. Spread the onions evenly along the bottom of the pan so that the bottom of the pan is covered. Turn the heat to medium-low, and top the bed of onions with the patties, 4 at a time, seasoning side down. Allow the onions to "steam" the patties. Cover and cook the patties until they are no longer pink and cooked through, about 4 minutes.

Meanwhile, dampen a kitchen towel and wrap the 6 buns in it. Place in the microwave for 10-20 seconds to steam the buns.

To assemble the burgers, take each patty with no more than 1 tablespoon of the cooked onions and place on the bottom ½ of the bun, onion side up. Top with 1 pickle slice and the top ½ of the bun. Serve with ketchup, if desired.

Notes

We'd like to give a special thanks to Robin Joss of BigRedKitchen for helping us develop this recipe.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

581 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

29%

Servings:

3
  • Fat 31g 47%
  • Carbs 52g 17%
  • Saturated 15g 73%
  • Fiber 4g 16%
  • Trans 1g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Monounsaturated 10g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 25g 51%
  • Cholesterol 95mg 32%
  • Sodium 1,512mg 63%
  • Calcium 257mg 26%
  • Magnesium 52mg 13%
  • Potassium 588mg 17%
  • Iron 5mg 29%
  • Zinc 5mg 31%
  • Phosphorus 285mg 41%
  • Vitamin A 141µg 16%
  • Vitamin C 6mg 10%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 38%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 32%
  • Niacin (B3) 8mg 41%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 26%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 109µg 27%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 30%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin K 36µg 45%
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