Footy Finals Food: Grilled Beef Burgers With Tomato Salsa

September 29, 2010

Grilled Beef Burgers with Tomato Salsa

Celebrity chef Alex Herbert from Sydney’s hip Bird Cow Fish whips up these delicious homemade burgers with the new Braun Multiquick Cordless. She says: “Whether you are cooking a family favourite or trying something new, the Braun Multiquick Cordless provides simple solutions for every occasion. Products that can help home cooks do a lot in a little amount of time are

Makes 8 burgers


750g minced beef chuck steak, seasoned with salt and pepper

1 tbsp chopped rosemary

1 tbsp chopped thyme

1 whole egg

1 tbsp Dijon mustard

1 tbsp tomato paste

2 tbsp grated parmesan

10 g chopped parsley

30g fresh bread crumbs

100g chopped carrot

100g chopped onion

2 cloves garlic

50g chopped celery


Chop the vegetables using the Braun Multiquick Cordless chopper
Combine all the ingredients for the burger together and gently slap together to form a cohesive mixture. Shape into 200g discs and chill for at least 30 minutes for them to firm up and cool down.

Preheat a heavy pan or BBQ and lightly oil the surface. Cook the patties for about 10 minutes turning twice and allow to rest for three minutes before serving.

Tomato salsa


750g fresh tomatoes, blanched and peeled

1 sprig of fresh thyme leaves removed from the stalk

1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


Chop the tomatoes using the Braun Multiquick Cordless chopper.

Warm the olive oil in a frypan and add the garlic and thyme. Now add the tomatoes and cook gently until they have broken down and their excess water has evaporated.

Season with salt and pepper and add a little sugar to taste if required.

Blend to a smooth consistency using the Braun Multiquick Cordless hand attachment.

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