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May 16, 2013







Bored with age old junk food. If you want to learn to make a healthy and home style burger, you have come to the right place. IFN star chef Joel shows you how to make a perfect burger without the bun.


    2 tbsp hot Mexican sauce
    ¼ cup bread crumbs
    4 slices of Tomatoes
    Half an Onion (Sliced)
    2 garlic cloves (finely minced)
    1 tsp black pepper powder
    Salt to taste
    1 egg (whisked)
    1 tbsp tomato ketchup
    2 tbsp olive oil
    100 grams meat (shredded)


For Onion toppings:
Add oil to the pan
Add the sliced onions
Allow them  to sauté for a while.

For patties:
  • Add Mexican hot sauce to the shredded meat
  • Put in the garlic
  • Add black pepper powder
  • Put in the egg
  • Add bread crumbs slowly so that everything comes together
  • Mix the ingredients well
  • Tip: to make the whole thing crispier add more bread crumbs
  • Take some oil on the palm
  • Rub the palms together so that the oil does not feel sticky
  • Pinch a portion out of the mixture
  • Shape the whole thing into a round patty
  • Tip: coat the patties in bread crumbs for better texture
  • Place the patties on a frying pan
  • Allow them to fry for 1 or 2 minutes on each side
  • Flip the patties till they are fully fried
For garnishing:
  • Add the meat balls on top of tomatoes
  • Add some tomato ketchup on top
  • Add in the fried onions
  • Close each burger with a sliced tomato

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