Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10-16 minutes

450g/1lb lean beef mince
1 small onion, peeled and grated
5ml/1tsp garlic salt
Salt and freshly milled black pepper
2.5ml/½tsp dried oregano or marjoram
15ml/1tbsp Tabasco or sweet chilli sauce
25-50g/1-2oz fresh white breadcrumbs
50g/2oz blue cheese, crumbled..., or grated mozzarella cheese
1 egg, beaten
15ml/1tbsp sunflower oil


1.Place the beef in a large bowl and add the onion, garlic salt, seasoning, herbs, Tabasco or sweet chilli sauce, breadcrumbs and blue or mozzarella cheese.

2.Stir in the egg. Mix together thoroughly, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

3.Using damp hands shape the mixture into 4-6 evenly sized burgers.

4.Brush the burgers with a little oil and cook on a prepared barbecue or preheated moderate grill for 5-8 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

5.Serve the burgers on rolls of your choice with salad leaves and serve with tomato sauce or relish and potato wedges sprinkled with grated cheese.