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Recipe for the Best Ground Beef Mince Burger Patties

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Ground beef mince burger patties with the fixings

Ground beef mince burger patties with the fixings

Perfect Ground Beef Mince Burger Patties

In this recipe, I will show you how to make the perfect burger patties with ground beef mince. I will also explain how to make the patties so that don't fall apart when you cook them.

I have included step-by-step instructions, my own photos, and video so you can learn how to make burger patties with ground beef at home.

Cook Time

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes (approximately)
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes from frozen
  • Makes 8 to 10 burgers, depending on size

Ingredients

  • 1 pound mince ground steak
  • 3 large onions
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • White flour
  • Milk
Knead the ground beef mixture into a ball to create the burger patties.

Knead the ground beef mixture into a ball to create the burger patties.

Step 1

  1. Cut up the onions into fairly small pieces.
  2. Remove the minced ground steak from the packaging.

Step 2

  1. Add a third of the onions to a dish.
  2. Add a third of the mince ground steak on top of these onions.
  3. Squeeze in a small amount of tomato puree.
  4. Repeat this process two more times.
  5. Once all the meat and onions are in the bowl mix in well with a wooden spoon.

Step 3

  1. Make a hole in the mince and onion mixture and add a raw egg.
  2. Mix in well. This will bind the ingredients together.

Step 4

  1. Put some flour on a large plate
  2. Put some milk on another large plate.
  3. Remove the beef burger mixture by taking a small amount out at a time and kneading into a ball with your hands.

The size depends on how you like your hamburgers, whether small or large.

Place the wet balls onto a floured plate and flatten to the desired size. Pick up the loose flour and cover the tops of the burgers.

Place the wet balls onto a floured plate and flatten to the desired size. Pick up the loose flour and cover the tops of the burgers.

Step 5

  1. Place this ball of meat onto the plate with the milk and roll around until it is suitably moist.
  2. Then place the wet ball onto the plate with the flour and flatten to the size of burger you want.
  3. Pick up the loose flour and cover the top of the burger.
  4. Turn it over and do the same.
  5. Carefully pick up the burger and roll on the flour with the sides.
  6. Place the finished beef burger on to a separate large plate.
  7. Repeat this process for all the meat in the bowl.

Freezing the Burgers

  1. Place each burger in a separate freezer or sandwich bag and flatten a little.
  2. Place in the freezer.
Cooking homemade hamburger patties on the BBQ

Cooking homemade hamburger patties on the BBQ

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