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Smokey Beef Cheeseburger

Smokey Beef Cheeseburger

with BBQ Aioli & Fries

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This classic burger becomes next-level-delicious with the addition of a creamy BBQ aioli slathered over toasty baked buns. With caramelised onion, a cheesy patty and oven-baked fries, we're tipping it'll become your new burger craving!


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Total Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Serving amount

3 unit


1 unit


1 unit


1 packet

garlic aioli


1 packet

BBQ sauce

1 packet

beef mince

1 sachet

All-American spice blend

½ packet

fine breadcrumbs

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

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese


2 unit

butter burger buns

(ContainsEggs, Gluten, Milk, SoyMay be presentPeanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Sulphites)

1 bag

salad leaves

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

4 tsp

balsamic vinegar

2 tsp


1.5 tsp

brown sugar

¼ tsp


1 unit


Nutrition Values/ per serving
Nutrition Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
/ per serving
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Energy (kJ)4080 kJ
Fat40.8 g
of which saturates14.5 g
Carbohydrate93.7 g
of which sugars24.7 g
Dietary Fibre0 g
Protein51.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1790 mg
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°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 until tender, 20-25 minutes.

TIP: Cut the potato to the correct size so it cooks in the allocated time!


While the fries are baking, thinly slice the red onion. In a large frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, until softened, 5-6 minutes. Add the balsamic vinegar, water and brown sugar and mix well. Reduce the heat to medium and cook until dark and sticky, 3-5 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl.


While the onion is cooking, thinly slice the tomato. In a small bowl, combine the garlic aioli and BBQ sauce. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the beef mince, All-American spice blend, fine breadcrumbs (see ingredients list), the salt, egg and a good pinch of pepper. Mix well. Shape the beef mixture into evenly sized patties slightly larger than your burger buns and set aside on a plate. You should get 1 patty per person.

TIP: Make a shallow indentation in the centre of each patty to help prevent it puffing up as it cooks.


Wash the frying pan and return to a medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the beef patties and cook until cooked through, 4-5 minutes each side. In the last 1-2 minutes of cook time, sprinkle the shredded Cheddar cheese over the patties and cover with a lid so the cheese melts.


While the patties are cooking, place the burger buns directly on a wire rack in the oven and bake until heated through, 3 minutes.


Slice the burger buns in half. Spread the base of each bun with a layer of BBQ aioli and top with a cheesy beef patty, some caramelised onion, tomato and mixed salad leaves. Serve with the fries and any remaining BBQ aioli.