Cheeseburger Tacos

Make our homemade cheeseburger tucked inside an oh-so-handy taco and topped with pink pickled onions for a fun entertaining idea


  • steak mince 500g
  • onion 1 small, grated, juice squeezed out
  • garlic salt 1 tsp
  • smoked paprika ½ tsp
  • egg yolk 1
  • oil for frying
  • corn tortillas 8, charred on a BBQ or griddle
  • Little Gem lettuces 2, shredded
  • ready-grated monterey jack 100g


  • mayonnaise 3 tbsp
  • tomato ketchup 1 tbsp
  • French’s American mustard 1 tbsp
  • gherkins finely chopped to make 2 tbsp, plus 1 tsp of brine from the jar
  • onion finely chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • caster sugar ½ tsp


  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • caster sugar 2 tsp
  • red onion 1, cut into thin rounds
  • dried chilli flakes a pinch (optional)


  • STEP 1. Mix the burger sauce ingredients and leave to sit at room temperature while you prepare everything else.
  • STEP 2. Mix the vinegar and sugar then add the red onions with a pinch of salt and chilli flakes, if using, and toss.
  • STEP 3.Put the mince, onion, garlic salt, paprika, egg yolk and lots of pepper in a bowl. Mix together well using clean hands, then form into 8 balls. Squash each one into a really flat patty. Heat a large frying pan, griddle or BBQ to hot. Oil the patties then sear for 2 minutes on each side or until cooked through
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  • STEP 4.To build the tacos, add some lettuce to each tortilla then break up a patty into chunks and sit on top. Add some cheese, pickled onions and burger sauce.


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