The Veal Burger
- 4 burger buns
- 1 lb ground veal shoulder
- a couple slices of mimolette cheese*
- 1 slice of ham
- 2 tsp Ketchup
- 1 tsp Savora**
- 1 tsp sweet mustard
- 1 tomato
- *If you cannot find french mimolette cheese substitute for a very aged cheddar.
- ** More complex than traditional mustard this french 11 spice condiment can be found in gourmet groceries and ordered online. Can also substitute with regular mustard.
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget
Wash and peel vegetables. Cut the ham into small cubes.
Mix the veal, ham, ketchup, savora, salt, pepper and cumin, and form 4 patties the size of the bread.
Cut 8 thin slices red onion, 8 tomato, 12 slices of pickles and parsley leaves.
Sauté the steaks in a pan with olive oil, keeping them just pink. Meanwhile, toast the bread, and slice cheese.
Assemble the burger in this order: bread- sweet mustard -1 slice of onion-1 tomato slice, 3 slices of pickles, a few leaves of parsley-meat-a few leaves of parsley-cheese slices -3 slices of pickle, a slice of onion, a slice of tomato- sweet mustard, bread.
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Chef Tips and Tricks
- Ground meat
- Coriander, chopped
- Onions, minced
- Ground Pepper
- Cheddar (cube and slice)
- Canola Oil
Chop coriander and mince onions
Mix the meat, coriander, onions, pepper and salt in a large bowl
With your hands, shape the meat into a large ball
On a clean surface, flatten the ball and place a cube of cheddar on top
Cover the cheese with the edges of the meat, creating a ball again
Place in a pan and let one side simmer in canola oil
Flip the patty and place a slice of cheddar on top
Place the lid on the pan and let cook to desired texture
Put the patty in a bun with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!