Kids, these are so easy to make and the best you'll ever taste. Makes 4 standard or 8 mini burgers
650g lean beef, cut into long strips, well chilled
2 spring onions, roughly chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled, cut into large pieces
160g firm refrigerated cheddar cheese, cut into large cubes
½ cup fresh parsley leaves
good pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 tbs oil
4 x 30g or 8 x 30g slices cheddar cheese
4 standard hamburger buns or 8 mini, split in half, toasted & buttered
sliced tomato, beetroot and cucumber
Attach fine grinding plate to food grinder and stand mixer. Place mixing bowl under grinder. Add 4 pieces of the meat into hopper, then turn mixer to speed 4 and push meat down with stomper.
Repeat with the remaining meat adding it a few pieces at a time. Add the spring onions, then the carrot, cheese and parsley.
Turn off machine. Remove meat grinder and attach flat beater. Season meat mixture. Secure mixing bowl, turn mixer to speed 4 and mix 4 minutes or until the mixture is sticky. Form mixture into patties.
Cook meat until cooked in a lightly oiled pan. Place one slice of cheese onto each pattie and set aside.
Fill bun with meat pattie, salad and sauce. Serve immediately.