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Homemade burgersFebruary 21st, 2012 3 comments

While everybody else is looking for their favorite burger joint in Beirut, I decided to make my own:

Lou’s homemade burgers

The recipe is pretty straight forward. In fact it’s all about what you put in the patty. Here’s my version:
0/ Buy the best minced beef meat you can find
1/ Put your mustard, dried herbs, onions, breadcrumbs, egg, salt & pepper into a blender
2/ Blend everything until you get a homogeneous mixture
3/ Place the mixture and the minced meat in a bowl and stir some more
4/ If you like your patty extra thick, use 1kg of meat to make 6 patties
5/ Divide the meat evenly, then roll into a ball and proceed to flattening
6/ Place the patties in the fridge for 5 minutes to confirm their shape
7/ Cook them on a frying pan with a little bit of vegetable oil or in the oven if you prefer the light version

I eat my burgers with strawberry jam, Dijon mustard, grilled mushrooms, sliced tomatoes and iceberg lettuce.

For an even yummier texture paint the bread with olive oil and fry it in a pan until golden.

Bon Appetit!

Ingredients / Mixing things up

Cooking the patties / The yummiest burger you'll ever have

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  • Pedro

    You DONT make burgers and fries without having me over ! is that understood ???

  • Marilyn Z.

    Definitely! In fact its possible to add any kind of cheese.

  • Mohamad

    Amazing… I also think adding Parmesan to the patty would be a good idea.