Saturday, May 18, 2013

The American Cheeseburger recipe

The American Cheeseburger
The American Cheeseburger

This is a classic for good reason. It's a blend of flavours and textures that, when made correctly, should have your eyes rolling back in your head as you take your first bite. The secret here is a good fat-to-meat ratio in the 'ground round', or mince patty, to ensure a moist, delicious burger

Serves 6

The American Cheeseburger ingredients:
Burger Patties: 1 kilogram minced beef. 1/4 cup finely minced onion. 1 egg. 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce. 2 tablespoons American Ball Park Mustard. 2 tablespoons ketchup. 1 tablespoon flaky sea salt. freshly ground black pepper to taste. To cook and Serve: cooking oil for brushing. sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. 6 slices provolone (or other mild cheese such as colby or edam). 6 burger buns, split. 6 iceberg lettuce leaves. 2 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced into rounds. 1 large red onion, sliced into rings. 6 large dill pickles, thinly sliced ketchup to serve. American Ball Park Mustard to serve

The American Cheeseburger recipe:
Place all the ingredients in a bowl and, with clean hands, mix until combined. Season with black pepper, then form into 6 patties. Refrigerate until required. Heat your chargrill or flat-top to super-hot. Brush the patties with oil and season with sea salt and black pepper, then cook to the desired doneness, placing a slice of cheese on top of each panic for the last couple of minutes. Lightly toast the burger buns on the hot plate
To serve: Toasted bun base, iceberg lettuce, tomato rounds, burger panic, red onion, pickle slices, ketchup, mustard and finally the bun top. You can finish with a pickle on top Good to go... By then, The American Cheeseburger is ready