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Mini Smash Burgers

Mini Smash burgers are one-part slider, one-part smash burger, all delicious hamburger with caramelized onions and steamed bun.

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– 1 ½ pounds ground beef 80/20 or 75/25 works well – 1 large onion thinly sliced – 2 tsp. salt – 15 mini hamburger buns – Cheese slices optional – Pickles Ketchup, mustard, etc.


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Step 1

Prepare your onions by slicing them very thinly and tossing them in a bowl with salt. Set to the side for an hour.

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Step 2

Form meat into equal-sized balls and place on a plate.

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Step 3

Once skillet is very hot, place on 4-6 meatballs. Top each meatball with onions, cook for a minute, and smash down with a spatula. 

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Step 4

Once they are mostly cooked through, flip each burger. Cook untils for a few minutes and then top with bottom bun.

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Step 5

Cover with a lid or a sheet pan and let steam for 1-2 minutes. Add favorite toppings and serve.

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Click the link below for full instructions!

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