Classic Beef & Cheese Burger

Classic Beef & Cheese Burger

Serves 4
  • 500 grams lean premium beef
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon beef stock powder
  • 1 tablespoon Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
  • ½ cup soft breadcrumbs
  • Sea salt & cracked pepper
  • 20 g butter
  • 2 onions, finely sliced
  • Dash of balsamic vinegar
  • Sprinkle of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • ¾ cup Best Foods Mayonnaise
  • 4 slices swiss style cheese
  • Summer greens
  • 4 brioche style burger buns

1. Combine the beef mince with the onion, garlic, stock, mayonnaise and breadcrumbs and mix thoroughly.

2. Divide the mixture into 4 and shape into generous patties and chill until required.

3. Heat the butter in a pan and sauté the onions for 4-5 minutes until soft and fragrant.

4. Add the balsamic, brown sugar and mustard, cook for 2 minutes then cool.

5. Fold cooled onion mixture into the mayonnaise.

6. Heat the bbq grill or grill pan and cook the patties 4-5 minutes each side until well coloured and cooked through.

7. Transfer the patties to an oven tray and top each with a slice of cheese.

8. Cook the patties for 1-2 minutes until the cheese is melted.

9. Spilt and toast the buns, spread each with a little onion mayo mixture then arrange with a few green leaves, top with the melting cheese burger patties and finish with a spoonful of mustard-onion mayonnaise and cracked pepper.

Recipe by Jo Wilcox