02 Feb 2023
25 Minutes | easy | Serves 2
These simple smash burgers are so easy to make, and smashing them means they get lovely frilly edges that develop a crust and therefore more flavour. You could also use ready made burger patties, smashing them on the grill. We’ve topped ours with a tangy burger sauce that will work well in any beef burger.
Make the burger sauce by combining all the ingredients (ketchup, American mustard, mayonnaise, cornichons, English mustard, hot sauce, Worcestershire, white pepper, garlic powder) and mixing well.
Light the two central gas burners on the Jupiter Outback BBQ and set the heat to medium-high. Place the cast iron skillet in the centre to heat up.
Season the beef mince with salt and shape into 4 balls.
Once the BBQ is hot, add a little oil to the skillet. Add the burger balls one by one, pressing down hard with a spatula.
Cook for a couple of minutes each side, then top each burger with a slice of cheese and close the lid briefly to melt the cheese.
Remove the skillet from the BBQ and assemble the burgers using the garnishes and burger sauce.
It’s important to have a good amount of fat in your beef mince, otherwise you risk the burgers being dry and lacking flavour. A butcher will have a burger mince, or you can use ready made burgers. Avoid using lean mince for this recipe.
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