The Classic Burger

Ingredients

Burger patties; 600 g minced beef, salt and pepper
Accompaniments: 1 romaine lettuce, 1 cucumber, 2 tomatoes, 1 red onion, 4 slices of cheddar and 4 burger buns
Burger dressing: 250 ml real mayonnaise and 3 tbsp. classic BBQ sauce

 

In the kitchen

  • Divide the minced beef into four portions and shape into uniform burger patties. Use a burger press, if you have one, which creates a small hollow in the surface of the patties. Alternatively, you can use a glass to make a hollow in the middle. This makes the burger patties stay flat during grilling.
  • Season the burgers with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Wash the lettuce and tear into smaller pieces.
  • Wash the cucumber and tomatoes. Peel the onion. Slice the cucumber, tomato and onion.
  • Mix the ingredients for the burger dressing.

On the grill

  • Prepare the grill for the 50/50 cooking method.
  • Grill the burger patties. Place them over direct heat and grill on a greased cooking grate for app. 4-7 minutes on each side. Remember to put the lid on the grill.
  • Split the burger buns and toast on both sides over direct heat.
  • Place a slice of cheese on each burger patty and allow to melt slightly.
  • Construct the burgers the way you like them with the lettuce, cucumber and onion, and serve with hot fries.


 

Tips

Recommended equipment: Weber burger press or a glass