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Homemade burgers to make your barbecue go with a sizzle

Quick and easy recipe

Recipes to make your barbecue go with a sizzle

Burgers (makes 4)

540g/1lb 3oz minced beef chuck steak 
25g/1oz chopped parsley or coriander, or a mixture 1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp smooth Dijon mustard
1 free-range egg yolk
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Burger buns or ciabatta rolls

Cheese slice - gruyere works well
Beef tomato sliced
Shredded lettuce
Red oinion sliced

  • Place all the burger ingredients in a large bowl, combine with your hands and shape into four equal-sized patties.
  • Preheat the barbecue to hot.
  • Cook the burgers for about 15 minutes, or until cooked through, turning once.
  • Top each burger with a slice of cheese towards the end of the cooking time.
  • Before serving, mix together the mayonnaise and lettuce.
  • If using ciabatta, cut the rolls in half and toast under the grill on both sides.
  • Top the bottom halves with the lettuce and mayonnaise, followed by a slice of tomato. Arrange the burger and cheese on top of the roll, followed by a slice of red onion. Top each burger with the other halves of the rolls and serve.

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