Spicy Beef Sliders + Giveaway #recipesfromtheheart
Today’s event is being hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen of Juanita’s Cocina. They teamed up with their blogger friends to help raise awareness and support for Cancer and Hospice today in memory of Kim’s dad. We encourage everyone to read the posts and share their own experiences with cancer. We also would like to encourage everyone to donate to the Canadian Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society
In honor of todays event which also coincidentally falls on father’s day I decided to share what everyone dad loves best… Spicy Beef Sliders! The majority of the heat can be found not only in the beef patty but also in the spicy sauce that is made to go on the slider. This is a nice twist to the everyday slider.
These spicy beef sliders are also a spicy way to kick cancers butt! I’ve had a few family members whom I’ve lost to this horrible disease; my grandmother and my uncle to name a few. In this day in age, we should have a cure for cancer already–yet we still don’t! Today’s post is truly dedicated to all those we’ve lost to cancer.
Adapted from Rachael Ray, June 2013
- 1 lb. organic lean ground beef
- 1 tbsp. chili powder
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 10 mini rolls
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1-1/2 cups cilantro leaves
- 1 jalapeno, seeded
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1 cup shredded cabbage
- For the sliders: In a large bowl, mix the beef, chili powder, garlic powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt. Form 10 patties and grill for 5 minutes, turning halfway in between.
- For the Sauce & Slaw: In a large food processor add the mayonnaise, cilantro leaves, jalapeno and lemon juice. Puree for 30 seconds until cilantro leaves and jalapeno are mere specs! Toss 3/4 of the sauce with the shredded cabbage and reserve the rest for dipping.
- Toast mini rolls, and top with a generous helping of shredded cabbage, followed by beef patty, and topped with more sauce if desired place the bun on top and enjoy!
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