Simple, juicy, irresistible!
Serves: 4 Preparation time: 20′ Cooks in: 10′ Ready in: 30′
4 burger buns, lightly toasted and warm
2 slices of really stale bread, diced
8 slices of graviera or gouda cheese (2 for each burger)
2 pickled cucumber, chopped
500 g beef mince
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onion, sliced
1 small bunch parsley, leaves chopped
salt, freshly ground black pepper
Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan on high heat and fry onion for 1-2 minutes.
Pulse stale bread with parsley in a food processor until grated. Transfer in a bowl, add minced beef, fried onion and the oil from the pan, pickled cucumber and season with salt and pepper. Mix well adding a little cold water until ingredients combine well. Shape 4 burger patties.
Grill burger patties on one side for 4-5 minutes. Turn patties and grill for another 4-5 minutes. Top each burger patty with 2 slices of cheese. Grill until cheese melts nicely.
Brush all buns with mayonnaise, ketchup or mustard and fill with patties, lettuce leaves, tomato if you want, and serve with French fries if you like.