Rare-beef sliders with caramel onions

Feed a hungry crowd with these mouth-wateringly good rare-beef sliders with caramel onions. Ready in just 35 minutes, these sliders are packed with filling treats and delicious flavours.

By Jo Wilcox
  • 35 mins preparation
  • Makes 12
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  • 500 gram beef fillet or similar
  • olive oil
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 12 slider buns
  • handful rocket leaves
  • 12 small slices swiss or cheddar cheese


  • 1
    Rub the beef with a little oil and seasoning and barbecue or roast to your liking. Rest the meat for at least 10 minutes before slicing thinly.
  • 2
    In a frying pan on medium heat cook onion in about 1 Tbsp oil until soft and starting to brown, then add honey, thyme, vinegar, caraway seeds and mustard and allow to simmer until sticky and golden.
  • 3
    Split the slider buns and layer with the sliced beef, caramel onions, rocket leaves and sliced cheese.