Cheeseburger & Chips

Level: Easy
Serves: 10
Cook for: 45 minutes
  • 1.2 kg lean beef mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 140g breadcrumb
  • 100g mature cheddar, grated
  • small bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten with a fork
  • 1 teaspoon mild chilli powder
  • 2.5 kg bag of potato, cut into chunky chips
  • 3 tablespoon plain flour
  • 10 teaspoon olive oil
  • burger buns, lettuce, sliced red onion, tomatoes, gherkins, and sauces or relishes, to serve


  1. Tip the mince into a large bowl with the onion, breadcrumbs, cheese, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, egg, chilli powder, ½ teaspoon salt & pepper.

  2. Mix together well with your hands, then divide the mixture into 10 and shape into burgers.

  3. Bring 2 large saucepans of water to the boil. Add the chips, bring the water back to the boil and wait for 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, drain the potatoes well and tip onto one or two large kitchen-paper covered trays.

  4. Scatter with the flour and some seasoning and gently toss to coat.

  5. Heat oven to 200C (180C fan/gas 6). In a baking tray, toss the chips in a little oil, then roast for 35-40 minutes until crisp and golden.

  6. Meanwhile, heat a griddle pan, grill or barbecue until hot, then cook the burgers for about 5-8 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Sandwich the burgers in toasted buns with salad and sauces, then serve with the chips.

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