It’s a very big day in the Recipearce kitchen as Nick has been a huge fan of @heinz_au Tomato Ketchup since, well basically birth, and now look at him in partnership with Heinz. Give these burgers a whirl, we promise the little tweaks make all the difference! The @heinz_au Tomato Ketchup is perfect in it too as it’s thicker so it won’t ooze all the way up your arm while you’re trying to enjoy your burger in peace!
Epic Beef Burger
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 18 minutes
Serves: 2 People
- Prep time: 10 minutes
- Cook time: 18 minutes
- Total time: 28 minutes
- Serves: 2 People
- 400 g Coarsely minced brisket, a higher fat content is advised
- 4 rashes Dry-cured streaky bacon , or normal bacon
- 4 slices The dodgiest melty orange cheese
- 2 Brioche style burger buns
- 1/2 Brown onion
- 1 bunch Oak lettuce
- 1 Roma tomato
- 2 slices Dill pickles
- 2 tsp Mayo
- Flaky salt
- Olive oil
- Butter, optional
- Heinz Tomato Ketchup
- Ring mold for burger patties
- Parchment paper
- Kitchen scale
- Medium-sized pan
- Paper towels
Start by weighing the burger patties (approx. 200g per patty).
For the relish, chop 4 rashes of dry-cured streaky bacon nice and fine, then pop it into a pan on medium heat to render down and crisp up.
Next finely chop 1/2 brown onion, then add it to the pan together with the bacon.
Cook the bacon-onion mixture for approx. 9 minutes/until caramalised, then remove from heat and pop into a dish to cool (note: if the bacon-onion combo is looking a little dry when cooking, add approx. 1 teaspoon of olive oil)
While the bacon-onion mixture is cooking, wash a bunch of fresh oak lettuce and cut 1 roma tomato into thin slices.
For the pickled mayo, run your knife finely through 6 dill pickles before mixing it into 2 heaped tablespoons of mayo.
To cook the burger patties, start by bringing the pan to relatively high heat then generously drizzle with olive oil.
While the base of the pan is heating up. salt the upside of the patties generously with some flaky salt.
Once heated, pop the patties into the pan and gently press down on them with a spatula.
Cook for approx. 3 minutes, then salt the other side of the patties before flipping them over to cook on the other side.
Cook for another 3 minutes, then top the patties with an even laver of the onion-bacon mixture followed by 2 slices of the dodgiest melty orange cheese.
Remove the patties from the pan and pop them onto a paper towel.
Give the pan a quick clean before toasting the brioche buns in a dry pan (you can toast with some butter if vou like).
To construct the burgers, start by popping a heaped tablespoon of the dill mayo onto the base of the bun.
Next place a couple of nice-looking oak lettuce leaves on top of the mayo followed by a couple of roma tomato slices, then pop the cheesy burger patties on top.
Finish off with the most important part: a nice even dollop of Heinz® Tomato Ketchup!