Oven-Roasted Savoury Ground Beef Sliders

These lean mini burgers are oven baked for maximum juiciness and easy cooking.
Yield 8 Servings Prep. Time 35 min Cooking Time 35 min Total Time 70 min


Here are the following ingredients:

  • 1 pkg (½ oz/14 g) dried porcini mushrooms
  • 1 cup (250 mL) boiling water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (unpeeled)
  • 1½ lb (750 g)Extra Lean Ground Beef Sirloin
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) pepper
  • 24 dinner rolls or slider buns, split in half horizontally
  • Baby arugula leaves
  • 3 oz (90 g) soft goat cheese or crumbled feta cheese
  • 14 cherry tomatoes, sliced

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Follow these cooking methods/directions:

  1. Combine porcini mushrooms with boiling water in a heatproof bowl; let stand for 20 minutes. Drain and rinse; chop finely and set aside.

  2. Heat oil over medium heat in small skillet. Add unpeeled garlic; cook, stirring often, for about 10 minutes or until softened and skins are golden. Remove from skillet; let cool slightly. Squeeze garlic out of skins into large bowl, mashing with back of spoon.

  3. Add mushrooms, beef, tarragon, salt and pepper to garlic; gently combine with a fork (don’t over-mix). Shape into twenty-four ½-inch (1 cm) thick patties. Place on rack on parchment paper-lined rimmed baking sheet, spacing them apart.

  4. Bake in preheated 375°F oven, for about 25 minutes or until digital instant-read thermometer inserted sideways into centre of several patties reads 160°F (71°C).

  5. Place patties on bottom half of each bun and top each with arugula, tomato slices, goat cheese and bun tops.