Sweet Sliders of Mine Burger

  • by Trisha Benevides
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My brother-in-law is a hamburger aficionado. He and my sister go down to Southern California all the time for hamburgers at a famous restaurant and he orders hamburgers that I would never think to eat. I mean – a PB&J burger? Yeah, no. But he swears by it.

When Omaha Steaks suggested I make something with their sliders, I immediately thought of my brother-in-law. How could I make a slider that he would be in love with? Easy – stuff those slider patties between two fat glazed donuts, top it with bacon, and add a dollop of spicy horseradish aioli.

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And so I did it. I did it and then I showed him what I have done. Have you ever seen those cartoon characters whose eyes come out of their sockets when they see something they like? Yeah, he sorta, kinda, a whole lot did that.

And I think my eyes might have done that in reality when I tasted it. Never would I ever have thought that this flavor combination would be good. And yet, surprisingly, it was. There was sweet, savory, smoky and hot flavors all wrapped up in one -it was truly amazing.

Maybe my brother-in-law is on to something with these burgers. Not sure I’ll try the PB&J version, though.

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Donut Sliders

Author Trisha Benevides


  • 1 bottle vegetable oil
  • 2 packages of your favorite refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp. chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. horseradish
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 5 Omaha Steaks Ground Beef Sliders thawed
  • 4 slices bacon cut into lardons
  • Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup baby spinach


  1. In a dutch oven, heat vegetable oil to 350 F.

  2. Fit a sheet tray with a wire rack.

  3. Unroll the biscuits and use a biscuit cutter to punch a hole in each one.

  4. Use a spider to carefully drop two donuts into the oil at a time.

  5. Fry on each side until golden brown.

  6. Remove and allow to drain on the wire rack.

  7. Repeat with the remaining biscuits.

  8. In a bowl, combine powdered sugar and milk and whisk until smooth.

  9. Dip each donut in the glaze on both sides.

  10. Let dry.

  11. In a food processor, combine egg yolks, garlic, lemon juice, horseradish, and salt and pepper.

  12. Pulse until combined.

  13. Use the top opening to drizzle in the oil while the food processor runs.

  14. Continue until the aioli thickens.

  15. Chill until ready.

  16. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat.

  17. Season each burger with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  18. Add bacon lardons, cook until done.

  19. Remove to a plate covered in a paper towel.

  20. Add sliders and cook on both sides until medium rare, about 3-5 minutes on each side.

  21. Add swiss cheese once flipped over to cook on the other side.

  22. To prepare, top one donut with the slider, then add the spinach, the bacon, a dollop of aioli, and another donut.

  23. Serve immediately.



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