Making your beef patties at home is easy. Use this recipe to craft your own beef patties, and mix and match burger ingredients to make your new favourite burger.

Serves 4


  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1 Egg
  • Olive oil
  • Cheddar cheese slices
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Iceberg lettuce
  • 2 Tomatos
  • Pickles
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Tomato sauce and mustard


Step 1

In a mixing bowl, break apart the beef mince. Add an egg to the mixture and some salt and pepper and bind well.

Step 2

Using your hands, seperate the mixture into four flattened balls.

Step 3

Heat a fry pan over medium to high heat and add some olive oil.

Step 4

Add the mince balls to the fry pan and use a spatula to flatten into patties. Be careful not to break the patties.

Step 5

Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side.

Step 6

Toast your bun using the oven grill or your toaster, and assemble your burger with 1-2 lettuce leaves, 2 slices of tomato, 2-3 slices of onion, beef patty, cheese, sliced pickles, and some tomato sauce and mustard.