Cheeseburger with caramelised onions

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Ingredients

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Burgers

Caramelised onions

  • 25g of unsalted butter
  • 3 onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbsp of thyme, just the leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt

To plate

  • 4 slices of Emmental
  • 2 ciabatta loaves, halved horizontally
  • 4 tbsp of hummus
  • 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 handfuls of rocket
1
Mix together the ingredients for the burgers. Fry a little of the mixture to check the seasoning; adjust if necessary. Shape into four patties and refrigerate
2
For the caramelised onions, melt the butter in a medium-sized frying pan, add the sliced onions, thyme and salt, and cook for around 20-25 minutes until golden and sticky
3
Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large frying pan and brown the burgers until cooked through, about 6-7 minutes each side. Remove them from the heat and place a slice of cheese on top of each one to melt gently
  • 4 slices of Emmental
  • vegetable oil
4
Brush the inside of the ciabatta with the oil and grill or toast lightly. Spread one half with hummus, then lay the beef patties on the other
  • 2 ciabatta loaves
  • 4 tbsp of hummus
  • 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
5
Add the caramelised onions and rocket and sandwich together. Cut into sections and serve
  • 4 handfuls of rocket
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