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Beefburgers - Quick and Easy Recipe

Updated on November 30, 2015
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Before I became a London solicitor, I used to help in our family restaurant. I love good food, enjoy creative cooking, and hate food waste.

Easy Recipe for Healthy Delicious Beefburgers

Beefburgers are cheap and so easy to make yourself - they don't need to be junk food when you have control of the ingredients.

I like to show recipes which help beginners to prepare good basic food and turn it into a mouth-watering meal. Mindful of people's busy lives, my recipes are quick and easy to prepare - nothing fancy or complicated, just tasty, plain fare.

Why beginners? Because when I married at 20 I couldn't even boil an egg, and I know from experience that lots of people, especially those who have just left home, find cooking daunting.

Before You Start, Make Sure You Have All the Ingredients for the Beefburgers and Whatever you are Serving with them

Equipment for making Beefburgers

The main utensil is a grill or pan

  • Large Grill Pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Kitchen knife
  • Spoon for stirring
  • Chopping board for shaping burgers

Life is Much Easier if you Have a Food Processor -

I use my Food Processor almost every day. it does so many things

My machine has been very hard-wearing and I have had it for over twenty-five years - not bad.

Important: Ensure Everything is Ready at the Same Time -

- Make up a salad before you start, or whilst the burgers are cooking

- Prepare the buns or French bread by slicing them up

- Ensure the chips will be ready at the same time as the burgers (use a packet of frozen oven chips - they are good and predictable)

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Cook Time

Prep Time: 5-10 mins. Cooking Time 10 mins.

Total Time: 15-20 mins.

Serves: 4 or 5

NB: Precise amounts are not particularly important for this recipe

so you can add more or less or vary the ingredients, for instance by using one or two eggs, one or two onions, no bread or just half a slice, and different herbs and spices, to vary the flavour every time you make beefburgers.

Beefburger Ingredients - Flour, Jerk Seasoning, Garlic Paste



  • 1 kilo Minced Meat
  • 1 Medium Onion chopped small
  • 1 Slice crumbled Bread
  • 1 - 2 Cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Jerk Seasoning or Mixed Spice
  • 1 teaspoon Mixed Herbs
  • 1 - 2 eggs
  • sprinkling of flour

Floured Raw Beefburgers



  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl using a fork
  2. Spread flour on a chopping board and on your hands (to prevent the raw meatballs sticking to them)
  3. Shape the beefburgers with your hands (using about 1 tablespoon of the mixture for each burger) on the board, adding more flour when needed, to prevent sticking
  4. Fry the beefburgers gently for about 10 minutes until brown. I like mine fairly burnt and crispy, but many people prefer the beefburgers to be a lighter brown - so it's all a question of taste

Beefburgers Half Cooked


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Do leave a comment - any suggestions welcome - did you like this beefburger recipe?

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      Diana Grant 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      @rstaveley lm: Neighhhhhhh!

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      Richard Staveley 4 years ago from Burley in Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England

      I love burgers, and if you make your own at least you'll know there's no horse meat in them. Great lens!

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      Diana Grant 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      @GabrielaFargasch: Me too, but only quality ones

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      Diana Grant 4 years ago from United Kingdom

      @Bill Armstrong: "May", only "May"???? Be brave, billybraveheart, just go for it!

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      Bill Armstrong 4 years ago from Valencia, California

      I may have to try some of these ;)

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      GabrielaFargasch 4 years ago

      I love beefburgers! Just like my mom used to make them! :)

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      oztoo lm 5 years ago

      Thanks for giving a nice "simple" recipe for those just learning to cook. My daughter couldn't cook a thing when she left home. Now she loves to cook and is a pretty good one too.

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      natashaely 7 years ago

      Great lens, I love beefburgers, especially homemade ones! These look delicious and although it is 21.10 now I would happily make and eat these now! YUM! :)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Congratulations on being featured by the SquidTeam's Best of Standout RocketMoms

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      tssfacts 7 years ago

      These look not only easy but good. You made me hungry.

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      'Vikk Simmons 7 years ago from Houston

      Talk about taking me back to my early days after the wedding. 1001 Ways to Cook Beef was my bible.

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 7 years ago from Templeton, CA

      We don't eat many burgers these days except the veggie kind. But yours does sound yummy!

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      Great burger recipe. I love to cook and this is a yummy lens.

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      GiftsBonanza 7 years ago

      I'm definitely hungry now!

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      DecoratingEvents 7 years ago

      Great Beef Burgers recipe! *Blessed

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      Ann Hinds 7 years ago from So Cal

      OK, I'll use raw ingredients and make more healthy meals. This looks simple enough, I just had getting my hands dirty. However, you have convinced me that this is a better way. Good job.

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      TheresaMarkham 7 years ago

      Great lens! I added it to mine - Hannah Swensen & Me.

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      LissaKlar LM 7 years ago

      Nice recipe and lens. Great job!

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      hayleylou lm 7 years ago

      These look delicous, mmm

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      Carol Fisher 7 years ago from Warminster, Wiltshire, UK

      Having read your quick and easy recipe, I now long to eat a homemade beefburger.

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      Sami4u LM 7 years ago


      On the poll I have to vote all of the above, is that a bad thing LOL :)

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      Mona 7 years ago from Iowa

      Being a diabetic I buy the leanest ground beef possible, so I add loads of onion to add moisture and flavor. You've provided a few more ideas for goodies to through in the mix though that I'll have to try.

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      ohcaroline 7 years ago

      Nothing beats a really good burger, right?

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      Lynne Schroeder 7 years ago from Blue Mountains Australia

      Nice and simple but their the best kind for beginners