Hamburgers


Hamburgers
Hamburgers don't have to be the greasy flabby things you find in fast-food outlets, well-made they can be excellent. It's a very convivial recipe as everything goes on the table, and everyone assembles their own burger according to personal taste.
367,7153.6/5 for 59 ratings
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Last modified on: December 6th 2015

For 6 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
29 min.4 min.33 min.
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Once cooked, a few minutes.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
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In a bowl mix 500 g minced beef, 1 egg, 2 onions and 1 shallot chopped.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Salt and pepper, add 1 tablespoon flour and mix again.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
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With this mix, form flat rounds of 10 cm or 4 inches diameter and ½ cm or ¼ inch thick.

The best way is to use circles of greaseproof paper of the same diameter to put under the meat.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
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Cook meat rounds on barbecue or in a frying-pan with a lttle oil.

Meanwhile split the buns and toast lightly on the inside, using a toaster or the barbecue.

Stage 5
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Assemble hamburgers: onto each half bun put (for example) mustard, slice of tomato, salad, meat, cheese, gherkins, bacon, onion rings, etc.

Then put the two halves together, and enjoy!

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Make hamburgers: on each half buns put (for example) mustard, tomato slice, pickled gherkins, salad, meat, onion slices, etc.

Then put together the two parts, and enjoy it.

Remarks

You can make a shallot sauce: after cooking some of the burgers in the frying pan, add a finely chopped shallot, and cook it in the remaining fat 2 minutes. Then add a half glass of dry white wine, and boil while scraping the bottom of the pan with a wooden spatula. Add 10 cl cream, allow to thick over a low heat. Use as a dressing on the meat in your burger.

You can also try this version of Janet Clark from Toronto who replaces the onion with a sachet of onion soup, and adds 2 or 3 tablespoons of oat flakes to the meat. Delicious.

One difference between us and our Canadian friends: their burgers are much thicker, about 1 cm or more.

Did you know it: Hamburger is not an american recipe originally, but a german one, from the people of Hambourg, the Hamburgers. They brought it to the USA.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
5,836 Kcal or 24,434 Kj307 gr296 gr529 gr
292 %118 %28 %80 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
235 Kcal or 984 Kj12 gr12 gr21 gr
12 %5 %1 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
973 Kcal or 4,074 Kj51 gr49 gr88 gr
49 %20 %5 %13 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made, but dedicated warmly to Janet Clark from Toronto.

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