BBQ-Chipotle Sliders

Ingredients
For the mushrooms:
2 Tbsp. organic olive oil
1 Tbsp. organic butter
12 oz. organic button mushrooms, chopped
1 medium organic shallot, finely diced
sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh organic thyme leaves
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh organic parsley leaves

For the chipotle sauce:
1 cup organic Bbq sauce
2 Tbsp. pureed canned chipotle in adobo
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

For the sliders:
1 lb. organic ground chuck
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp. organic olive oil
5 slices sharp cheddar cheese
fresh slider buns


Directions

  1. Sauté the mushrooms in olive oil, sea salt, black pepper and butter for a few minutes then add the shallots and continue to cook a few minutes longer. Remove from heat and add in chopped thyme and parsley. Set aside.
  2. Add Bbq sauce, chipotle peppers, sea salt and black pepper to blender and blend until mixed. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix ground chuck, sea salt, black pepper, olive oil together until all ingredients are mixed thoroughly. Form mixture into 5 patties.
  4. Place patties onto the grill for 3-4 minutes per side for a medium burger. Alternatively, if you are using an oven, bake the sliders @ 350° for about 8-10 minutes.
  5. Place cooked patties on the buns. Top with Bbq-chipotle sauce, cheddar cheese and sautéed mushrooms.