The burger

A tasty classic that you do not want to miss!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 906 / Protein 65g / Carbohydr. 43g / Fat 53g

Ingredients (4 servings)

4burger buns
800 gground beef
2onions (red)
4 slicescheddar cheese
4 tspmayonnaise
4 tspketchup
4 leavesiceberg lettuce
olilve oil for frying
butter for serving


grill, barbecue tongs, large bowl, small frying pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Wines made from Zinfandel grapes are characterized by a spicy aroma with a bouquet of dark grapes and spices. Thus, they provide a perfect counterpart to this savory burger.

Step 1

The burger

Preheat the grill. Slice onion into thin rings. Gently sauté half of the onions in some olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

grill, small frying pan, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

2 onions / olive oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 2

The burger

Season ground beef with some pepper to taste and form into burger patties with damp hands. Create a small well in the middle to prevent the burger from puffing up during cooking.

large bowl

800 g ground beef / pepper

Step 3

The burger

Place patties on the hot grill and cook for approx. 4 – 5 min. per side, depending on the thickness. Place a slice of cheddar cheese on each patty and let it melt for a minute.

grill, barbecue tongs

4 slices cheddar cheese

Step 4

The burger

Cut tomato and cucumber into slices. Cut the burger buns lengthwise and butter if desired.

cutting board, knife

1 tomato / 0.5 cucumber / butter for serving / 4 burger buns

Step 5

The burger

Assemble burger with grilled patties, tomato and cucumber slices, raw onion slices, sautéed onions, iceberg lettuce, ketchup, and mayonnaise. Enjoy!

4 leaves iceberg lettuce / 4 tsp mayonnaise / 4 tsp ketchup