Yes, its the weekend. Back in the day we used to have Saturday Burger Days….and dad was the cook of these burgers…the kids are almost gone, and Saturday night of all nights is the quiet night at ours…but this won't tax you too much if you want a weekend break, but without sacrificing great flavour and great food…Move over Macca's…'Tenna's' is coming through! (or something like that…)
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- 250 g Asiago cheese, cubed
- 180 g walnuts, toasted
- 2 tsp black peppercorns
- Pinch sea salt
- 1 tbsp Umami paste Umami Paste
- 1 Kilo beef mince
- 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
- Rocket leaves to taste
- 1 large tomato, sliced
- 100 g mayonaise
- 6 Slice cooked bacon
- 6 hamburger buns of choice
- 1 tsp seeded mustard
- 2 tbsp raw honey
- 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
- Sea salt to taste
- 100 g Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) Fini EVOO BUY
Place cheese into Thermomix bowl and grate for 2 sec/speed 6. Set aside.
Place walnuts, peppercorns and salt into Thermomix bowl and mill for 6 sec/speed 7.
Add umami paste, beef mince, sauce and grated cheese to Thermomix bowl and combine for 10 sec/Reverse + speed 7 with the aid of the spatula.
Form into 6-8 equal burger patties, place onto baking paper and refrigerate until ready to cook.
Clean bowl before making the dressing by placing all ingredients except EVOO into Thermomix bowl and mixing for 10 sec/speed 6. Add oil and stir through for 4 sec/speed 6. Drizzle over rocket leaves and set aside.
To assemble burgers; Char grill buns and patties to taste. Cook bacon. Spread mayonnaise on bottom half of bun, add cooked burger patty, top with slice of tomato, dressed rocket leaves and a slice of bacon. Drizzle with additional dressing if desired.