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How To make American Burgers

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Britain, let's make the best of the sunshine and whip out the barbeque. Here is a wonderful, tasty recipe for home-made burgers, American style. Quick and easy to make, serves 4.
What you'll need: 
1 medium sized onion, finely chopped
1lb of lean minced beef
1 large garlic clove, crushed
2 tsps ground coriander and 2tsps tomato puree or ketchup
2 tbsp chopped fresh herbs (parsley, thyme and oregano), could also used dried herbs
dash of worchestershire sauce, 1 tsp wholegrain mustard
1 tbsp lightly beaten egg
flour, for shaping, 1 tbsp vegatable oil
salt and black pepper
4 burger buns, mixed salad, chips and relish
Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, until softened. Remove from the pan, drain on kitchen paper and leave to cool.
Mix together the beef, garlic, spices, tomato puree or ketchup, worchestershire sauce, herbs, mustard, beaten egg and seasoning. Stir in the onions.
Sprinkle a board with flour, and shape the mixture into four burgers. Cover and chill for 15 minmutes.
Cook the burgers on the barbeque for about 5 minutes on each side, according to taste.
Serve in the burger buns, with salad, chips and relish.
There we have it, quick and easy American Style burgers. Enjoy!
Make sure the burger is cooked through to the middle and is piping hot to taste, to avoid upset tummies.


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