When I was brainstorming ideas for the savoury bottom tier of our afternoon beer, mini burgers immediately came to mind. Mini burgers are the tiny tea sandwiches of the burger world. Super simple, super tasty. This is barely a recipe – what really makes this burger is the sauce. Give it a try on your favourite burger recipe, you won’t regret it!
Mini Burger Recipe
yield: 6 mini burgers
- 9 ounces ground beef
- salt and pepper
- 6 mini buns
Shape the ground beef into 1.5 ounce patties. Heat a bit of oil in a cast iron skillet. When hot, add the burger and pan fry for one to two minutes per side. Place on lightly buttered mini buns and top with your favourite burger toppings.
Shack Sauce from Serious Eats
yield: about 1/3 cup sauce
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 tablespoon ketchup
- 1/2 tablespoon yellow mustard
- 2 baby pickles, finely chopped
- pinch garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper
Combine ingredients and enjoy on burgers!