Beef and Mushroom Burgers

Preparation:     25 minutes +20 refrigeration

Cooking:   10 minutes

Serves 4

2 tblspn olive oil (+ extra for greasing)

400g cup mushrooms, finely chopped

400g lean beef mince

1 small onion, finely chopped

Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1 egg, lightly beaten

4 hamburger buns, split

Shredded Iceberg lettuce, to serve

Sliced tomato, to serve

Barbecue sauce, to serve


Place 2 tblspn oil into a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high and heat until hot. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring, for 4-5 minutes or until pan juices have evaporated.  Remove from heat, drain excess liquid and set aside 10 minutes. Combine mushrooms, beef mince, onion, salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce and egg in a large mixing bowl.  Mix well using your hands. Form mixture into eight patties, place onto a tray, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes. Heat a large non-stick frying pan on medium-high heat.  Cook patties for 4-5 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Grill hamburger buns. Top bun bases with shredded lettuce, sliced tomato and two patties. Drizzle with barbecue sauce to serve.