Party Hamburgers

Cooking time: 15 mins. frying, 25 mins. baking
Preparation time: 15 mins.
Main cooking utensil: either skillet or roasting pan
Oven temperature: 400-425°F.
Oven position: above center

For 8 people you need:
1 lb. ground beef
1 medium-sized potato
2 medium-sized onions
pinch mixed herbs
1 egg
little fat
8 sandwich buns

rings raw onion
slices apple
lemon juice
chopped scallions
candied cherries

  1. Mix ground beef, grated potato, onions, herbs, seasoning, and egg together.
  2. Form either into round or square patties.
  3. Either fry in a little hot fat turning carefully or bake on a well-greased pan.
  4. Toast buns and butter if wished.
  5. Put the hamburgers on buns and keep warm until required – do not overcook otherwise they dry and toughen.
  6. Garnish with raw onion rings, slices of apple dipped in lemon juice, olives and candied cherries on toothpicks, chopped scallions, and yogurt (or mayonnaise) and parsley.

TO SERVE: Hot with knives and forks and salad, or make smaller so they can be heated with fingers, see Card 24.

TO VARY: Omit the grated raw potato and add a little flour to bind; add chopped parsley and little Worcestershire sauce.

TO STORE: Make beforehand, wrap in foil.

PRINTED IN CANADA. ©Copyright Paul Hamlyn Ltd. 1967

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