Mushroom & Onion Sliders with Aioli Sauce

Every couple of weeks, I crave a juicy burger.  Usually, if ordering one at a restaurant, I can only get through about half, because it’s so much food with the bun.  Sometimes I order the burger without the fun, and just eat it with a fork.  Do you do that too?

The other night, I made a sliders (just smaller burgers) and topped them with sautéed onions and mushrooms with a bit of aioli sauce.  We ate it with a side of spinach too.

Sliders
To make the sliders, I used about one pound of lean grass fed beef and portioned them into 5 patties.  I seasoned them with a little low sodium soy sauce and cooked them in a grill pan on medium high for about 4-5 minutes per side until medium.  
Onions & Mushrooms
I cut the onions and mushrooms into small dice and chopped a few cloves of garlic.  Sautee the whole thing in a couple tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Spinach 
I used a giant bag of spinach and sautéed it in a pot with a little olive oil, salt and pepper, and garlic.  The spinach wilts down so don’t be worried it seeming like too much. 
Aioli 

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I made aioli by just combining low-fat mayo with dijon mustard and garlic.  Since it was just for two people, I added about 1/8 cup each of the mayo and mustard and one garlic clove.  You typically add a little lemon juice, but I didn’t have any.  
*I always use a very light hand when seasoning with salt.  I think it’s better to salt your food at the table because you end up using less and tasting it more. 
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6 Comments

  1. February 25, 2013 / 11:57 am

    Mushrooms and onions are my FAVORITE on a burger. These look delicious!

  2. February 25, 2013 / 10:02 pm

    Hello,

    I have a question about your blog, could you please email me? Thanks!!

    Melanie

  3. {Hi Sugarplum!}
    February 26, 2013 / 4:13 pm

    It's much too early for me to be this hungry…thanks a lot!

  4. Allison
    February 27, 2013 / 4:20 am

    This looks so delicious. I am a huge spinach lover, too. I can't wait to try this sometime this week. I usually forego the bun at a restaurant, too. I'd rather enjoy the burger and get too full too fast with all of the bread. Hope you're having a good week Megan.

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