May 27, 2021

Gourmet Cheeseburger Recipe

Preparation: 10 minutes | Cooking: 8 minutes | Serves: 6

What’s better than a juicy homemade burger patty? A juicy homemade burger patty with a centre made of cheese! This recipe will make 6 decently sized burgers that can be spruced up to make gourmet burgers for adults or dressed down with the basics for kids.


  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp beef stock powder
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup grated tasty cheese
  • Buns and salad, for serving


  1. Combine the beef mince, breadcrumbs, onion, herbs, salt, tomato sauce, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, stock powder and egg. Mix lightly, shape into six burgers.
  2. Press a tablespoon of grated cheese together to form a disc. Place the cheese disc into the centre of each ball of mince and shape the burger around the cheese. Brush or spray the burgers lightly with oil.
  3. Preheat the pan to moderately high. The burgers should sizzle when you add them to the pan lower the heat to moderate. Cook for 5 minutes on each side or until thoroughly cooked. Turn them once only. Serve in a bun with your favourite salad ingredients and sauce.


  • Burgers should not be served undercooked, rare or pink.
  • To prepare the patties in advance for a picnic or barbeque, separate each with a piece baking paper to prevent them from sticking together.

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