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Cheesy Beef Burgers

Cheesy Beef Burgers

with Potato Fries & Smokey Aioli

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Tomato sauce is always classic on a burger, but for this delicious dinner we’ve combined two of our other faves; smokey aioli and caramelised onion. With melted Cheddar cheese of course – this is a burger after all!

Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1

serving 4 people

Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon

serving 4 people

1 packet

fine breadcrumbs

(ContainsGlutenMay be presentPeanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Milk, Soy)

2 clove


1 packet

beef mince

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese


5 unit

burger buns

(ContainsGluten, Eggs, Milk, SoyMay be presentPeanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame)

2 unit

brown onion

1 tub

smokey aioli

(ContainsEggsMay be presentTree Nuts)

2 unit


1 head

cos lettuce

1 bunch


6 unit


Not included in your delivery

2 unit



2 tsp

brown sugar

olive oil

2 tbs

balsamic vinegar

2 tbs

warm water

½ tsp


Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)4230 kJ
Fat46.7 g
of which saturates15.6 g
Carbohydrate88.5 g
of which sugars13.4 g
Protein53.1 g
Sodium1170 mg
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Chopping board
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Get prepped
Get prepped

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Cut the potato (unpeeled) into 1cm fries. Place the fries on an oven tray lined with baking paper. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. Toss to coat, then bake on the top rack until tender, 25-30 minutes. TIP: Cut the potato to the correct size so it cooks in the allocated time.

Make the beef patties
Make the beef patties

While the fries are baking, finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). Finely chop the parsley leaves. In a large bowl, combine the garlic, parsley, fine breadcrumbs, eggs, the salt, beef mince and a pinch of pepper. Shape the mixture into 5 patties (each a little wider than your burger buns). Transfer to a plate. TIP: Make a shallow indentation in the centre of each patty, this will help prevent it from puffing up as it cooks.

Cook the beef patties
Cook the beef patties

In a large frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add the beef patties and cook until almost cooked through, 4-5 minutes each side. TIP: If your pan is getting crowded, cook in batches for the best results! Transfer the beef patties to an oven tray lined with baking paper.

Add the cheese
Add the cheese

Thinly slice the brown onion. Return the frying pan to a medium-high heat with a good drizzle of olive oil. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft, 5-6 minutes. Add the balsamic vinegar, warm water and brown sugar and simmer until the liquid is nearly evaporated and the mixture is slightly sticky. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Make the onion jam
Make the onion jam

While the onion is cooking, sprinkle the beef patties with the shredded Cheddar cheese. Bake until the cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes. Place the burger buns directly on the wire racks of the oven and bake until heated through, 2 minutes. While the burger buns heat, thinly slice the tomato. Reserve some cos lettuce leaves for the burgers, then shred the remaining lettuce.

Serve up
Serve up

Slice the burger buns in half. Spread the bases with smokey aioli. Top each with a cheesy beef patty, caramelised onion, some tomato slices and the reserved cos lettuce. Toss the shredded cos lettuce with a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper, and serve on the side with the fries.