Classic Beef & Cheese Burger

Recipe by Jo Wilcox


Time of preparation

10 min

Cooking time

30 min


  • 500 grams premium lean beef
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon beef stock powder
  • 1 tablespoon Best Foods mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • sea salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 20 grams butter
  • 2 onions finely sliced
  • dash of balsamic vinegar
  • sprinkle of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
  • 3/4 cup Best Foods mayonnaise
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese block sliced
  • 1 bag salad
  • 4 brioche burger buns

Recipe Directions

  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.