The Ultimate Beef Burger
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
500g beef mince
3 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tsp dijon mustard
1 tsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp finely chopped rosemary
Salt flakes & freshly ground black pepper
½ cup egg mayonnaise
2 tbsp flat leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
1-2 tsp finely chopped jalapeno chillies
1 tsp capers, finely chopped
½ tsp sweet paprika
¼ tsp finely grated lemon rind
4 brioche buns, halved
20g rocket leaves
½ cup roasted red capsicum strips
1 tsp red wine vinegar
4 slices cheddar cheese
For the burger, combine mince, spring onions, mustard, worcestershire sauce, rosemary and seasonings. Mixing well. Form into 4 patties and refrigerate until required.For the mayonnaise, combine all ingredients, mixing well and adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate until required.
Pre-heat a barbecue flat and grill plate. Drizzle flat plate with a little oil and cook patties for 4-5 minutes each side until cooked to your liking. Whilst cooking crack eggs onto plate and cook for 4-5 minutes. Place cut side of buns on to grill plate for several minutes until golden. Set aside.
To assemble burgers. Spread a good dollop of mayonnaise onto the base of each bun, top with rocket, burger, cheese, capsicum that has been tossed in red wine vinegar and eggs. Serve immediately.
Tip: for added indulgence, add some grilled smoked bacon or chorizo.