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Easy burger toppings

Easy burger toppings

We all love a burger and, let’s face it, they’re quick and easy to make.  But perhaps you’re getting fed up of topping it with ketchup or a slice of tomato or cheese and are looking for something to make it different for a change?  Here are a few ideas to make your burgers tastier than usual and just that bit more special.

1. Chips ‘n’ Guac Burger 

Top your burger with 1 tablespoon guacamole and 1 tablespoon sliced pickled jalapeños and 3 tortilla chips.

2. Spicy Elvis Burger

Add a tablespoon of crunchy peanut butter and half a tablespoon of hot-pepper relish to your burger, then top with 2 slices of cooked bacon.

3. Burger with Cajun Grilled Onions 

Slice a large onion into ½ inch thick rounds, brush both sides with olive oil and sprinkle with Cajun mix.  Grill until blackened and tender (5-6 minutes per side) then add to your burger.

4. Chilli and cheese burger 

Add a tablespoon of chilli sauce to your burger and top with melted cheese – Cheddar is best for flavour.

5. Bistro Burgers 

Upgrade your burger with a fried egg, bacon and a frisée salad.  Serve in a toasted bun for extra crunch.

6. Cranberry sauce and blue cheese burger

This is best served on a turkey burger – add the cranberry sauce to your burger and then sprinkle liberally with grated blue cheese.

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