Beef and Lamb Burger with Gherkin Relish and Swiss Cheese on a green plate with fried onion rings and gherkin relish on the side

Beef and Lamb Burgers with Gherkin Relish and Swiss Cheese

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Beef and Lamb Burgers with Gherkin Relish and Swiss Cheese

Meat type
Beef
Cooking time
<10
Serves
1-4
Preparation time
10

Beef and Lamb Burgers with Gherkin Relish and Swiss Cheese

Ingredients

  • 4 Silver Fern Farms Beef and Lamb with Mānuka Smoked Salt Burgers
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split in half and toasted
  • 2 Tbsp harissa sauce
  • Watercress sprigs

GHERKIN RELISH

  • 4 sweet pickled gherkins, finely chopped
  • ¼ small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp capers, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Beef and Lamb Burgers with Gherkin Relish and Swiss Cheese

Method

Remove Silver Fern Farms Beef and Lamb with Mānuka Smoked Salt Burgers from the fridge and packaging and allow to bloom for 10 minutes at room temperature.

Combine the gherkins, onion, capers, green chilli. parsley, wine vinegar, and olive oil together in a small bowl.

Season to taste, then set aside while you prepare the burgers.

Preheat a barbecue on high.

Brush burgers with olive oil then cook for 3½ minutes each side, or until cooked through (cook for 4 minutes each side if cooking on the stovetop). Top with a slice of cheese and allow the heat to melt the cheese.

Cover loosely on a plate to rest for 5 minutes.

Spread harissa sauce over the bottom of each bun. Add watercress, a burger, then a spoonful of gherkin relish. Add the burger top.


Recommended Burger: Beef & Lamb

Genuinely natural and straight up delicious, these burgers are made with a dusting of locally-sourced Mānuka smoked salt that adds wonderfully smoky undertones while highlighting the full flavour of the finest cuts of New Zealand’s best grass-fed beef and lamb. No weird bits or hidden tricks. Just honest to goodness deliciousness.


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