Margherita Rib Eye Sliders

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Mary Shivers

By
@mshivers60

Margherita pizza? Rib eye steak? This recipe combines both in an easy-to-make and delicious slider that is a perfect game day or party food.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Wow - big flavor in a small slider. It really is a blending of a fresh Margherita pizza crossed with a juicy rib eye. The combination of fresh tomato, basil, and mozzarella is perfection. Mayonnaise mixed with the Parmesan adds a nice creamy texture with a little bit of savoriness. This slider is hearty, juicy and good to the last bite! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated aged Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 2
    3/4-inch thick rib eye steaks, well trimmed (8-10 oz. each)
  • 1 tsp
    fine sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    finely minced fresh garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil, divided use
  • 1 medium
    onion, sliced into 1-inch thick slices and separated into rings
  • 8
    slider buns, split
  • 8
    thin slices mozzarella cheese (3-inch square)
  • 4 small
    plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 16
    basil leaves

How to Make Margherita Rib Eye Sliders

Step-by-Step

  1. Stir mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, and seasoned salt together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt, pepper, and garlic. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat. Add onion rings. Cook each side for 4-5 minutes until edges blacken.
  4. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  5. Add remaining tablespoon of oil to skillet. Add steaks to oil. Cook for 4-5 minutes per side or to desired doneness.
  6. Remove to a cutting surface and let rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, remove most of oil from skillet using paper towels. Heat skillet again to medium high heat. Place split sides of buns in skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes until toasted.
  8. Spread buns with mayo.
  9. Immediately add a mozzarella slice to each bun bottom.
  10. Thinly slice steaks into 4-inch long slices and divide onto cheese slices.
  11. Cut onion rings in half and divide onto steak slices.
  12. Top each with 2 slices of tomato and 2 basil leaves.
  13. Add bun tops. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

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About Margherita Rib Eye Sliders

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Collection: Summer Recipes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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