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 92g 142%
  • Carbs 156g 52%
  • Saturated 44g 220%
  • Fiber 12g 47%
  • Trans 3g
  • Sugars 23g
  • Monounsaturated 30g
  • Polyunsaturated 10g
  • Protein 76g 152%
  • Cholesterol 284mg 95%
  • Sodium 4,536mg 189%
  • Calcium 770mg 77%
  • Magnesium 155mg 39%
  • Potassium 1,765mg 50%
  • Iron 16mg 87%
  • Zinc 14mg 94%
  • Phosphorus 854mg 122%
  • Vitamin A 422µg 47%
  • Vitamin C 18mg 30%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 115%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 2mg 95%
  • Niacin (B3) 25mg 124%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 77%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 327µg 82%
  • Vitamin B12 5µg 91%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 3mg 13%
  • Vitamin K 108µg 135%
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