Perfect Pairings: 3 Pepper Sliders

May 11, 2012

These 3 pepper burger sliders are sure to top mom’s flavor chart and Cal Dennison of Redwood Creek has the perfect wine to help balance the heat.



  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 12 slider rolls
  • 8 slices, chipotle gouda (or cheese of your choice)
  • 16 mini peppers, rinsed
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1 cup basil mayo (see directions above)
  • Sriracha (or hot sauce of your choice)



Basil Mayo

Mix one cup of light mayo with one big bunch of basil in the food processor.


1 Heat the grill to 350 degrees. Divide ground beef into 12 portions. Form into slider-shaped patties.

2 Place sliders and peppers on the grill at the same time.

3 Grill Peppers until char marks form.

4 Grill the sliders for 3 minutes on each side. Add cheese to the sliders when you flip.

5 Put the rolls on indirect heat or the warming tray at the top and let it get crispy.

6 Let sliders rest under aluminum foil for 10 minutes before serving. Put on rolls with charred red peppers, basil mayo. Add hot sauce to taste.


Serves 4, 3 sliders each.



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