Burgers with Special Fried Onions

Spiced onions and mushrooms give an intense savoury flavour to David Kennett's burgers
Burgers with Special Fried Onions
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  • Serves: makes 6 burgers
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For the beef burgers

  • 500 g prime minced beef
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • handfuls plain flour

For the special fried onions

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 large red onions, sliced into rings
  • 200 g mushrooms
  • wholemeal or granary rolls, to serve


1. For the burgers: preheat the grill. Mix the beef with the beaten eggs and season with salt and pepper. Bind the mixture with flour.

2. Shape into 6 thick patties and cook under the grill until cooked to your liking.

3. For the onions: heat the olive oil, vinegar and worcestershire sauce in a pan. Add the garlic and onions and fry until they start to caramelise.

4. Add the mushrooms and cook until slightly browned, then simmer for 2 minutes.

5. To serve: place the burgers in wholemeal or granary rolls and spoon the onions and mushrooms on top.

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