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Serves: 4

Backyard Hero Burger

  • Prep Time

    30 min.

  • Cooking Time

    10 min.

  • Method

    Direct/Indirect

  • Prep Time

    30 min.

  • Cooking Time

    10 min.

  • Method

    Direct/Indirect

Ingredients

Backyard Hero Burger
  • 800g minced beef
  • 4 slices of cheese
  • Oil
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • 8 green lettuces leaves
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 4 burger buns
  • Burger dressing
  • 1 tomato
  • 50g pickled gherkins
  • 150g mayonnaise
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard
  • 25g onion
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Salt

Instructions

    In the kitchen:

  • 01 Shape the meat into four burger patties, each weighing 200 g, and press gently in the burger press.
  • 02 Brush the burgers with a little oil, and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper.
  • 03 Wash the lettuce leaves and tomatoes. Peel the onion and slice this and the tomatoes.
  • 04 Now make the burger dressing. Wash and cut the tomato into quarters and remove the seeds. Chop the pickled gherkins finely. Combine the tomato, mayonnaise, pickled gherkins and Dijon mustard with a handheld blender. Peel and finely chop the onion and mix with the dressing. Season to taste with salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.
  • At the barbecue:

  • 01 Half fill the Rapidfire Chimney Starter with Weber briquettes, light them and prepare the barbecue for direct heat –approx. 240-250°C.
  • 02 Brush the grate with a neutral oil and cook the burgers for around 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • 03 Re-arrange the barbecue to indirect heat, move the burgers to indirect and place a slice of cheese on each. Continue cooking until the burgers reach a core temperature of 70°C.
  • 04 Split the buns. Toast on both sides until they have barbecue marks.
  • 05 Assemble the burger. Spread both halves of the bun with dressing, then place the lettuce leaf, burger patty and cheese, sliced tomato and onion rings on the bottom before putting the top on.

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