Did you know Australia Has It’s Own Burger?

We did, and it’s the The Invincible Aussie burger! Yeah, nah, how Aussie is this lamb-burger with egg and beetroot mate?

The hamburger is not native to Australia, so Australia can certainly make their own. Let’s think about it for a moment first. To begin with, there’s no ham in it, so let’s drop the “hamburger” theme. 

What’s Inside the Invincible Aussie Burger?

This burger is made from 100% Aussie lamb. so we’ll call it a burger. This is our version of an Aussie burger, but there are many more by many other people. You have to start somewhere right? The Aussie burger usually includes beetroot which you will be pushed to find it anywhere else. There’s also a slice of “real” cheese, not that plastic stuff. Aussie burgers have usually got a toasted bun, and there’s egg, onion, lettuce, along with a good squirt of tomato sauce.

The Lamb Patty is SO Simple!

The patty is absolutely simple. Simply use salt and pepper to season minced lamb. There’s nothing more to it than that. Some people might add bread crumbs as a filler to pad out the burger. We prefer not in this case, just keep it plain and simple. This way, the real taste can shine though. Adding breadcrumbs to the burger can lead to undercooking. This is because breadcrumbs cook faster than meat. There’s nothing worse than a burnt outside and a raw middle in a burger. That’s a burger disaster! If you’re careful though, you can do it that way if you prefer!

Thinking of Making it Yourself?

Don’t let the amount of ingredients intimidate you. First, print out the recipe and tick off all the things you already have. Then you will have a small and convenient list to take to the store. Preparation saves time. It’s difficult to resist marching ahead quickly, but getting all your ducks in order helps a lot. Even if it’s chicken you’re cooking.

Make it Now With This Simple Cooking At Home Is Fun Recipe:



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The Invincible Aussie burger

Yeah, nah, how Aussie is this lamb-burger with egg and beetroot mate? The hamburger is not native to Australia, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved in Australia right? Let’s get started, there’s no ham in it, so let’s drop the “hamburger” theme. This one is made from 100% Aussie lamb. so in our laid-back kind of way, we’ll just call it a burger if that’s OK mate? A distinguishing feature of an Aussie burger is the inclusion of beetroot, you will be pushed to find it anywhere else. There’s also a slice of “real” cheese, not that plastic stuff, the bun is toasted, egg, onion, lettuce and a good squirt of tomato sauce. We don’t need any rhymes about it either, let’s not go overboard alright?
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: American, Australian, Modern
Keyword: aussie, burger, fast food, lamb, mince, snack
Servings: 4
Calories: 350kcal
Author: cooking at home is fun
Cost: $12

Equipment

  • hotplate or pan

Ingredients

  • 600 g lamb mince
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 tomato sliced
  • 2 cups oakleaf lettuce
  • 4 large slices beetroot
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 slices tasty cheese
  • 8 pickles slices
  • 4 kasier rolls
  • tomato sauce to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Divide the mince into 4 portions, lightly season with salt and pepper on the topside of patty. In a hot fry pan, place seasoned side of the patty onto the pan.
  • Hold patty down for 10 seconds with a spatula. Lightly season top of patty with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the burger to your liking, then flip to cook the other side. Place a slice of cheese on top of the patty to melt whilst other side is cooking. Once cooked, remove from heat. Crack each egg into a separate egg ring and cook for 3 minutes.
  • To construct the burger, place lettuce on the bun base, then tomato, onion, burger, pickles, beetroot, egg and sauce. Top the burger with the bun lid – enjoy!
The Invincible Aussie Burger - cooking at home is fun and it's easier than you think!
The Invincible Aussie Burger – cooking at home is fun and it’s easier than you think!

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