Blue cheese burgers with crispy pancetta and onion chutney
The ultimate juicy beef burger. Serve with easy blue cheese sauce, crispy pancetta, onion chutney and brioche buns.
Prep Time 35minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Author Lucy Parissi
500g| 17.6oz beef mince
55g| 2 oz blue cheesecrumbled
55g| 2 oz fresh breadcrumbs
1large egglightly beaten
1tbspflat-leaf parsleyvery finely chopped
1/2tspground black pepper
couple of dashes Tabasco
caramelised onion chutneyfrom a jar to serve
Easy blue cheese sauce
150g| 5.3oz blue cheesecrumbled
4-5tbspsour cream or light mayonnaise
1tbspsnipped fresh chives
Put all the ingredients in a large bowl and thoroughly mix together with your hands. Form 6 thick burgers, cover with cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
Heat a skillet or frying pan and cook the pancetta until crisp. Set aside.
Place the burgers on the pan and cook over medium heat, pressing down on the burgers with a spatula. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. Set aside while you prepare the blue cheese sauce.
Mix all the ingredients for the sauce together in a small bowl. Add more sour cream if the sauce is too thick.
Toast the burger buns and spread onion chutney on the bottom half. Add the burger and a pancetta slice. Spread blue cheese sauce on the top half of the bun and press down on the burger. Serve immediately.