Recipe

Gourmet beef burgers

Use the best quality mince you can for these gourmet beef burgers, you'll be glad you did once you taste them!

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Gourmet beef burgers
  • 750 gram beef mince
  • 1 cup (70g) stale breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoon sun-dried tomato paste
  • 125 gram mozzarella cheese, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
  • 4 bread rolls
  • 50 gram mesclun
  • 1 red onion (100g), sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoon drained, sliced sun-dried tomatoes in oil

Method

Gourmet beef burgers
  • 1
    Combine mince, breadcrumbs, parsley and 1½ tablespoons of the paste in large bowl. Shape mixture into four patties.
  • 2
    Cook patties on heated oiled grill plate (or grill or barbecue) until browned and cooked through. Top patties with cheese; cook until cheese melts.
  • 3
    Combine remaining paste and mayonnaise in small bowl.
  • 4
    Split rolls in half. Place each half cut-side down onto grill plate; cook until lightly toasted.
  • 5
    Sandwich patties, mayonnaise mixture, mesclun, onion and sliced tomatoes between bread rolls.

Notes

When making burgers, buy extra mince ­ make more patties than you need and freeze them in a sealed container for next time.

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