King size beef burgers

Nothing comes close to a home made beef burger.
 
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Recipe from: 28 July 2015
Preparation time: 40 min
Cooking time: 10 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • FOR THE PATTIES:
  • 1
    kg
    good quality beef mince
  • 1
    onion, grated
  • 1
    tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/2
    tsp
    chilli flakes
  • 1
    egg
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 25
    ml
    olive oil to fry
  • burger buns, buttered and toasted under or on the grill
  • FOR THE TOPPINGS:
  • 1/2
    small purple cabbage mixed with 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1
    cup
    grated mature Cheddar
  • mushroom topping (see recipe)
  • onion topping (see recipe)
  • burger sauce (see recipe)
  • 1
    cup
    baby green leaves
  • 4
    slices of mozzarella cheese
  • 2
    small radishes, finely sliced
  • 3
    slices of good quality parma ham, grilled in the oven until crispy
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Mix the beef mince with the grated onion, herbs, spices, egg and seasoning. Mix through with your hands, shape your beef patties (use oil on your hands to prevent sticking) and leave in the fridge for 30 – 40 minutes.

Heat the olive oil in a pan or you can use your grill pan or the braai – and fry the patties a few minutes on each side until ready, made to your liking – medium rare is best.

Now, when you have all the toppings ready, you can start stacking your burgers the way you like.

Mushroom topping
Sauté the mushrooms with a tablespoon of olive oil and mix through 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt, a tablespoon of Parmesan with salt and pepper to season.

Onion topping
Slice 1 onion and cover slices in a tablespoon of flour and a tablespoon of grated Parmesan. Fry until golden brown.

Burger sauce
Mix 2 tablespoons All Gold tomato sauce, 2 tablespoon mayonnaise and 2 tablespoons chutney.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Anina's Recipes. To see more recipes, please click here.
 
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