Classic homemade burger recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 17 mins to cook
  • 472 calories / serving
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The classic burger is an all time BBQ favourite! This super easy homemade burger recipe gives you delicious patties, packed with onions and herbs for extra flavour, that are perfect for topping with cheese, lettuce and tomato, and sandwiching between floury buns.

  1. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, add the onion and cook for 5 minutes until softened and starting to turn golden. Set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the beef mince with the herbs and the egg. Season, add the onions and mix well. Using your hands, shape into 4 patties.
  3. Cook the burgers on a preheated barbecue or griddle for 5-6 minutes on each side. While the second side is cooking, lay a slice of cheese on top to melt slightly (if using).
  4. Meanwhile, lightly toast the cut-sides of the buns on the barbecue. Fill with the lettuce, burgers and tomato slices. Serve with ketchup, if you like.

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  • Ingredients

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 x 500g pack British Beef Steak Mince 15% fat
  • 1 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 slices mature Cheddar (optional)
  • 4 white rolls
  • few round lettuce leaves, torn
  • 1 beef tomato, sliced
  • ketchup, to serve (optional)
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  • Energy 1971kj 472kcal 24%
  • Fat 26.3g 38%
  • Saturates 9.9g 50%
  • Sugars 4.4g 5%
  • Salt 1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 28.8g Protein 31.8g Fibre 2.2g

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