Meaty beef burgers

The traditional burger we've come to love and enjoy.
Image by:
Recipe from: 21 May 2010
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min


  • 350
    beef fillet - minced to preferred consistency
  • 350
    beef sirloin - minced to preferred consistency
  • 2
    egg yolks (not the whites)
  • 1
    fresh chopped parsley
  • 2
    lemons - zest only
  • 2
    worcestershire sauce
  • 2
    Dijon mustard
  • sea salt - to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1
    clarified butter
  • Olive oil as needed for frying
  • Optional: for those of you that like adding onions to a burger, add 1 tbsp very finely chopped red o
Servings: Change Serving


Mix everything together to form firm patties with salt and pepper to taste.

Heat olive oil and salted clarified butter together and fry the patties quickly in a pan on high heat.

They can also be grilled on a hot barbecue that has been brushed with oil.

Depending on the size and thickness of the burger, cook for 3 minutes before flipping them, then flip and cook for another 3 minutes.



Read more on: recipe  |  braai recipes  |  beef  |  grill


Mexican bean wrap

2015-10-12 00:00 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

Baobab leaves
African cooks use leaves from the massive baobab tree to thicken their stews. Like okra, the leaves give the dish a congealing texture that's characteristic of West African stews. Okra will give a similar effect if you can't find baobab leaves.

Find a recipe


Inside Food24


Instagram: #Food24_sa


We're talking about ...

Blended Summer cocktails
Add some fun to any Summer party with these blended cocktails.


Lekker in Cape Town

A lekker local favourite.


Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.