BACON-WRAPPED ULTIMATE BURGER

INGREDIENTS

  • 800g beef mince
  • 1 red onion, very finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp smoky barbecue spice seasoning
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • finely grated zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • 1 egg
  • sea salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1 cup wholegrain breadcrumbs
  • 8 rashers rindless streaky bacon
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 slices smoked cheese
  • brioche buns, lettuce, tomato sauerkraut and mustard, to serve

BACON-WRAPPED ULTIMATE BURGER

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 4

3-STEP RECIPE

Step 1

1 Combine the mince, onion, garlic, barbecue seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, zest and egg in a large bowl and mix thoroughly, then season with salt and pepper. Add the breadcrumbs and mix again, then divide into four and flatten into thick patties.

Step 2

2 Wrap the patties in four bacon rashers each. Pour the oil into a large skillet set over a moderate heat, then fry the patties for 5 minutes on each side, until the bacon is crisp and the patties are firm to touch.

Step 3

3 Place two cheese slice on each pattie to melt slightly. Arrange the lettuce and tomato on the bases of the brioche buns, then set the patties on top. Finish with warm sauerkraut and mustard.

SERVE WITH CHIPS AND PICKLED YELLOW PEPPERS