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Italian Cheesy Beef Burgers

Italian Cheesy Beef Burgers

with Caramelised Onion & Rocket-Pear Salad

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Change things up on a classic burger by swapping the tomato sauce for dill and parsley mayo and caramelised onion. Served with a fresh rocket-pear salad, you’ll be thanking us all night for this easy and mouth-watering meal.


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Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 packet

beef mince

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese


2 unit

bake-at-home burger buns

(ContainsMilk, Gluten, Soy, EggMay be presentSesame, Tree Nuts, Lupin)

1 unit

brown onion

1 packet

dill & parsley mayonnaise

(ContainsEggMay be presentTree Nuts)

1 unit


1 bag

spinach & rocket mix

½ packet

fine breadcrumbs


1 sachet

Italian herbs

½ unit


1 clove


Not included in your delivery

olive oil

1 unit



¼ tsp


1 tsp

brown sugar

1 tbs

balsamic vinegar (for the onions)

2 tsp


2 tsp

balsamic vinegar (for the salad)

Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)3570 kJ
Fat43.2 g
of which saturates14.7 g
Carbohydrate63.6 g
of which sugars20.7 g
Protein47.9 g
Sodium1060 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). In a medium bowl, combine the garlic, beef mince, fine breadcrumbs (see ingredients list), egg, Italian herbs, the salt and a good pinch of pepper. Shape the mixture into patties a little wider than your burger buns (they shrink during cooking!). You should get 1 patty per person.


In a medium frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the beef patties and cook until almost cooked through, 4-5 minutes each side. Transfer to an oven tray lined with baking paper and sprinkle each patty with shredded Cheddar cheese. Place the bake-at-home burger buns on the same tray and bake until the cheese is melted and the buns are warmed through, 4-5 minutes.


While the patties are cooking, thinly slice the brown onion. Thinly slice the pear (see ingredients list). Thinly slice the tomato.


Return the frying pan to a medium heat and add a drizzle of olive oil (if needed). Add the onion and cook, stirring, until soft, 5 minutes. Add the brown sugar, balsamic vinegar (for the onion) and the water and cook until the liquid has evaporated and the onion is caramelised, 3-5 minutes.


While the onion is caramelising, place the spinach & rocket mix (reserve a handful for the burgers) and pear in a medium bowl. Add the balsamic vinegar (for the salad) and olive oil (1 tbs for 2 people / 2 tbs for 4 people) and toss to coat.

TIP: Dress the salad just before serving to keep the leaves crisp.


Slice the burger buns in half. Spread the base of each bun with dill & parsley mayonnaise. Top with a beef patty, caramelised onion, tomato and some reserved spinach & rocket mix. Serve with the rocket-pear salad.