Mexican Beef Burger
Spice Kitchen - North American

Mexican Beef Burger

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Juicy beef Mexican burgers served with homemade, creamy guacamole and fresh pico de gallo is the ultimate weekend treat and perfect for serving a crowd.

INGREDIENTS 

  • 1 kg beef mince ground beef
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1-2 tsp salt
  • cracked black pepper
  • 4-6 slices of cheese
  • 4-6 fresh hamburger buns

For the Guacamole

  • large ripe avocados
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt & pepper to taste

For the Pico de gallo

  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 large red onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1/2 red chilli finely chopped (remove the seeds if you don't like it hot)
  • salt & pepper to taste

METHOD

For the burgers

  • Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Heat a large frying pan and add some oil.
  • Fry a small amount of the burger mixture to check the seasoning. Adjust if necessary.
  • Form the mince mixture into burgers and fry for +- 4 minutes per side until browned and cooked through. When you've flipped the burger the first time, place a slice of cheese on the patty and allow to melt while the patty is cooking.
  • Serve on a fresh bread roll with home-made salsa and guacamole.

For the Guacamole

  • Remove the avocado flesh from the skin and mash with the lemon juice, salt & pepper.
  • Set aside until you're ready to use it.

For the Pico de Gallo

  • Combine all the ingredients and mix through.
  • Set aside until you're ready to use it.

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