Best Basic Beef Burgers

Best Basic Beef Burgers


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About this recipe: This really is a basic beef burger, but calls for just a few storecupboard ingredients that really ensure your burger is moist, flavourful and juicy. If you can't BBQ, simply use a griddle pan.


Serves: 4 

  • 450g minced beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 4 burger buns, halved

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat an outdoor barbecue for high heat. Mix together the mince, garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper and basil. Divide into four balls, and flatten into burgers.
  2. Cook the burgers for about 3 to 5 minutes on each side, or to desired doneness. The internal temperature should be at least 70 degrees C. Remove from barbecue and place onto burger buns. Top with desired toppings and condiments.

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