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Classic BBQ Burgers with Cheese

This is an all-time favourite recipe. Beef mince seasoned, shaped into burgers and finished with slices of cheese. A fail-safe burger recipe for the barbecue.

  • 4
  • 28 mins


  • 450g/1lb beef mince
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • Burger rolls
  • Onion rings
  • Salad leaves and tomatoes
  • Relishes


Place the beef in a large bowl and season.

Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into the mixture into four 9cm/3�inch burgers. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.

Cook on a prepared barbecue or under a preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on one side. Turn the burgers over and continue to cook for a further 5 minutes. Add the cheese and continue to cook for a further minute or until the cheese just melts.

Serve with rolls,onions, salad leaves, tomatoes and relishes.