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Wagyu Beef Smash Burgers

The Best Wagyu Smash Burgers

4

Serves

10 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Adrianna Adarme

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Adrianna Adarme

These quick and simple homemade smash burgers from A Cozy Kitchen feature 100% New Zealand grass-fed Wagyu beef topped with cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo and pickles.

A smash burger is a loosely packed, thin patty that is “smashed” on a hot griddle until its edges are crispy and delicious.

If you’ve never had one, you are in for a TREAT. I feel like in the past couple years, smash burgers have really had a moment. They’ve become insanely popular in restaurants. The best part about them is that they’re super easy to make at home.

Smash Burgers are my favorite of all burger varietals. A loosely packed, thin patty is “smashed” on a hot griddle, until its edges are crispy and delicious. The patty is topped with American cheese and placed in between a soft potato bun, along with lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and pickles. If you’ve never had a smash burger, you are in for a TREAT. I feel like in the past couple years, smash burgers have really had a moment. They’ve become insanely popular in restaurants. The best part about them is that they’re super easy to make at home.

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Beef,

Mince,

Lunch,

Dinner,

Easy,

Barbecue,

Under 30 Minutes,

Ingredients

Burger Patties

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900g Quality Mark beef mince

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use Wagyu ground beef mince

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salt

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2 Tbsp oil

such as vegetable or avocado oil

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ground black pepper

Burger Buns

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1 tbsp butter

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6 brioche burger buns

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halved

Burger Assembly

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cheese

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slices, American style

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2 tomatoes

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mayonnaise

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1 head lettuce

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finely sliced/shredded

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salt

to taste

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2 dill pickles

sliced

Method

To Toast the Buns

To Make the Patties

To Assemble the Smash Burgers

1

Place a pan over medium-low heat.

2

Add the butter and when melted, add as many bun halves, interior side down, as you can. Cook until toasted and lightly golden brown, about 1 to 2 minutes.

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3

Remove from the pan and set aside.

4

Repeat with the remaining buns until they’ve all been toasted. Add more butter to the pan, as needed.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (257g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1641kJ

Protein

33.2g

Total Fat

14.5g

Saturated Fat

5.6g

Carbs

31.7g

Sugars

5.0g

Sodium

1014mg

Iron*

3.0mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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