The crowd pleaser!


  • burger pattie
  • 500 g lean mince
  • 50 g chopped sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 slices of bread (crumbed)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 small red onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tblsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1/2 garlic cloves (finely sliced)
  • 1 splash worcestershire sauce
  • few drops of tabasco
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 tsp picked thyme leaves
  • onion relish
  • 2 red onions (finely sliced)
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 tblsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tblsp balsamic vinegar
  • to serve
  • 4 soft burger baps
  • 1 ripe beef tomato
  • 1 buffalo mozzarella ball
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 head baby gem lettuce
  • wholegrain mustard
  • mayonnaise


  • To make the burger quickly fry the chopped red onion and the garlic in some olive oil for 1-2 minutes until translucent.
  • Add to the rest of the burger ingredients and mix well.
  • Shape into even size patties and allow too set in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Brush a hot griddle or frying pan with olive oil and brown your burgers on both sides for 3-4 minutes until medium, when medium remove from the heat and allow to rest as you would when cooking a steak.
  • For the onion relish sweat off the onions on a low heat for 10mins then add the sugar and balsamic and continue to cook until all the juice has evaporated.

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