Tasty Burgers with Pickled Cucumber Relish Tasty Burgers with Pickled Cucumber Relish

Tasty Burgers with Pickled Cucumber Relish

A great alfresco beef burger recipe with a pickled cucumber relish made with mayonnaise, dill, mustard and pickled cucumber.

prep time
15 mins

cook time
15 minutes

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb beef mince
  • 1 small green apple, e.g. Granny Smith, grated
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 30-45ml/2-3tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • For the Pickled Cucumber Relish

  • :90ml/5tbsp Greek yogurt or mayonnaise
  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped dill
  • 10-15ml/2-3tsp Dijon mustard
  • 50g/2oz pickled cucumbers or gherkins, drained and finely chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to garnish
  • Muffins or burger buns, to serve
  • Salad accompaniments, to serve

Method

  1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together. Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into four 10cm/4inch burgers. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.
  2. Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or under a preheated, moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked, or until any meat juices run clear.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the relish; place all the ingredients into a small bowl and mix gently.
  4. Serve the burgers with salad accompaniments and a spoonful of the relish in either an English muffin or burger bun of your choice.