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Homemade Beef Burgers with chef Jack Crosti

We know there is nothing better than a delicious juicy beef burger and Beef + Lamb Ambassador Chef, Jack Crosti has the perfect solution. He makes his burgers from scratch using steak with good fat content for the meat patty with his home-made buns and home-made pickles which makes these burgers just that little bit extra special.

Get your ingredients ready from the list below and follow along with Jack as he shows you how to cook the best beef burgers.


Burger Buns:
  • 500g all-purpose flour 15g sugar 15g honey 125g sourdough starter (or 65g water and 60g flour) 125g water
  • 125g milk
  • 25g butter
  • 25g olive oil
  • 12g fresh yeast
  • 12g salt
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
Home-made pickles:
  • Equal parts of rice vinegar and water
  • 50gm sugar
  • 10gm salt
  • Black peppercorns
  • Star anise
  • Coriander seeds
  • Chilli flakes
  • Cucumber slices
Meat Patties:
  • 600gm sirloin steak, finely chopped or
  • 600gm beef mince
  • Salt and pepper
  • Tomato sauce
  • American mustard
  • Mayonnaise
To serve:
  • Sliced tomato

This recipe serves six people.

Posted by Jack Crosti

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