Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Grease a cast iron pan with melted ghee, or line a baking
sheet with non-toxic parchment paper.
Add all ingredients to a large mixing bowl. Using your hands, mix ingredients until well
combined, being mindful not to overwork the meat.
Divide the mixture into 8 even sections, forming each into a round ball and then
flattening into a burger patty of desired size and thickness.
This recipe may be divided into 4 servings (rather than 8) if you prefer a quarter-
pound burger patty.
Place the 8 patties on the cast iron (or baking sheet) and bake in the oven for 14-15
minutes, flipping halfway through.
This recipe also does well shaped into meatballs and served on skewers.
Check that the internal temperature of the meat reaches at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
Cooking times may vary, so be sure to check internal temp and add more time if necessary.
Once fully cooked, remove from oven.
Serve warm, open-faced over a thick-cut sweet potato “bun,” sourdough bread, or
heirloom rice. Garnish with desired toppings, such as microgreens, avocado herb aioli, raw
cheese, pickled onions, sauerkraut, or more.
These sliders make for great party/appetizer food when entertaining a large group of
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
The mini sliders are a creative dinner idea for young children who like to pick their
own burger toppings and get involved in the cooking process.
Review Garlic & Herb Venison Sliders.