Date posted: 07/02/2018

Homemade burger with blue cheese and bacon

  • Serves 4
  • Timing: 45 mins
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For the burger
Beef mince 500g
Onion, peeled and finely diced 1
Garlic cloves 2
Breadcrumbs 50g
Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp
Tomato ketchup 2 tbsp
Flat leaf parsley, chopped a handful
Salt 1/2 tsp
Pepper 1/2 tsp
Lurpak butter 20g
Vegetable oil 1 tbsp
For the toppings
Red onion sliced into rings 1
Baby gem lettuce 1
Castello® Burger Blue slices 4
Farmstead unsmoked rindless streaky bacon 150g
Tomato ketchup a dollop
Premium Selection brioche burger bun 4


  1. Fry off the onion and garlic in the Lurpak butter until the onions are translucent.
  2. Mix all the burger ingredients together in a bowl and season.
  3. Shape into four patties then put in the fridge to chill for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Fry the red onion until gently caramelised.
  5. Grill the bacon until crispy.
  6. When ready to serve, add the burgers to a chargrill and cook on each side for 5-6 minutes.
  7. Add the Castello® Burger Blue slices on top and cover with a cloche or domed pan lid for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is oozing.
  8. Lightly grill a sliced brioche bun. On the bottom add the onion rings, some leaves from the lettuce and top with the cheesy burger. Top with bacon and a good dollop of ketchup and the top of the bun.
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