Inside-out cheddar burgers

8

PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

8 servings

Inside-out cheddar burgers

Inside-out cheddar burger recipe Photo by Angus Fergusson

Fire up the barbie and celebrate Canada's diverse cultural flavours with BBQ combos as unique as the country. This burger's cheddar-filled centre will make it the star of your backyard party.


Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg medium ground beef
  • 8 1-in. square pieces Canadian cheddar , each 1/2 in. thick
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • 8 leaves lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes , sliced into rounds
  • 2 dill pickles , sliced

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium. Divide beef into 16 portions. Flatten each into a very thin patty. Lay a square of cheese in the centre of 8 patties, then top with remaining patties. Pinch edges well to seal in the cheese. Season both sides of burgers with salt and fresh pepper.
  • OIL grill. Barbecue burgers, with lid closed, until cooked through, 4 to 6 min per side. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and pickles.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 550,
  • Protein
  • 43 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 38 g,
  • Fat
  • 24 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1010 mg.