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Basic Burger Recipe


Recipe Info

  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 10m
  • Ready In : 1:20 h


  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 medium red onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 slices of bread, crusts removed
  • 500 grams good-quality lean minced beef
  • 1 teaspoon(s) sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg, preferably free-range or organic, beaten
  • handful of freshly grated Parmesan cheese


Step 1

Put a splash of olive oil into a large frying pan on a low heat and add your chopped onions. Fry for 10 minutes or until the onions have softened, then put to one side to cool completely.

Step 2

Blitz your crackers or bread in a food processor until you get a fine consistency.

Step 3

Oil a clean baking tray and put aside. Put the cooled onions into a large bowl with the rest of the burger ingredients.

Step 4

Use clean hands to scrunch the mixture together really well, then divide into 6 equal balls.

Step 5

Wet your hands and roll the balls into burger- shaped patties about 2cm thick.

Step 6

Cover them with cling lm and put the tray into the fridge for at least an hour, or until the patties firm up.

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