15 Bonza Burger Recipes For Almost Any Occasion June 16, 2017
Burgers are pretty universal, right? Who doesn’t love a meal they can really grab by the buns and tuck into with shameless messiness? Something substantive you can really sink your teeth into. Whether it’s the weight of it all, or the structure that ensures you get a bit of everything with every bite, there’s just something about it that feels ultimately more satisfying.
“But what about vegetarians?”
Please. Vegetarians have been respected in burger bars for a long time now. In fact, burgers they can enjoy feature prominently in this list, making up almost a third of our selections. So, without any burger adieu, here’s our list of 15 bonza burger recipes to fit almost any theme.
There’s not much to say about this burger, really. Besides, why talk when you can take an enormous bite of this super indulgent burger, complete with crispy cheese and onion jam?!
It’s just not a truly Australian burger until you get some beetroot in there, is it? In the interests of better quality than your local fish and chipper, however, we’ve incorporated the beetroot into a lavish relish. With creamy aioli to top the honey mustard-infused patty, this savoury burger is sweet in all the right places.
If you’ve ever had to suffer through a bland vegetarian patty on a burger, this is the recipe for you. Curried chickpeas will dispel any thoughts of bland from your mind and when paired with mango chutney, well, we reckon it’s the bee’s knees.
Oooh, it looks like it’s treat yo’ self night! Well, with crispy southern chicken on a burger topped with a rich dill and parsley mayonnaise, you’ll be feeling very spoiled indeed.
We’re so excited about this burger! Crispy chunks of squeaky haloumi & bold pesto on a baked roll will delight your tastebuds, and along with side of crunchy potato wedges? Let’s just say you won’t need that pub burger menu with this recipe under your belt.
These burgers are jam packed with unexpectedly delicious flavours. From the honey and Dijon infused beef patties to the creamy garlic aioli, our dietician Hannah says this beats the fast food joint any day of the week.
A thing of such delicious, dribble-down-your-chin simplicity, the noble burger can be re-invented time and time again to create the most divine dinnertime results. For this little incarnation, we’ve taken lamb mince and thrown in a Greek twist with a kick of minty freshness.
As the sweet chilli sauce starts to caramelise on your chicken burgers, you know there’s some magic at work. Full of fresh flavours like coriander, cucumber and lime juice, there’s never a dull moment in this weeknight winner. Served up on a wholemeal bun, you’ll be left feeling wholesome as well.
Showing at a kitchen near you, it’s our tribute to Bollywood! This mix of subcontinental flavours and the convenience of the western burger will have the crowd going wild. We’ve reinvented chips too, turning zucchini into an addictive side. This meal will have you singing and dancing well into the night.
Life is short – why not eat dinner with one hand? We’re ditching the cutlery and tucking into this steak sanga care free. While enjoying the freedom afforded by a one-handed supper, why not try: a) Whipping out a yo-yo trick? b) Waving to children and pets? c) High-fiving other people munching on this delight?
You know what’s cool? Burgers. You know what else is cool? Mixing up a fast food classic with the sophisticated combination of pork, green apple and fennel. You know what’s even cooler? Sweet potato chips. In fact, you may as well put on your sunglasses at night right now, because you just became the coolest cat around.
Tonight, showing at a kitchen near you, it’s our tribute to Bollywood! This mix of subcontinental flavours and the convenience of the western burger will have the crowd going wild. We’ve kept it classic, with perfectly golden fries as a side. This meal will have you singing and dancing well into the night.
This burger is a light as it is delicious – perfect for the warmer months! Chicken mince is a great lean protein, and by no means packing any less flavour than its beef cousin. Along with fragrant rosemary and aioli, every bite is a delight. We’ve paired it with our favourite side, sweet potato fries. Perfect!
If you need some love like you’ve never needed love before, then look no further! Tonight is the night when two become bun. Bad Spice Girls puns aside, after you’ve had these delicious za’atar spiced lamb patties you may find it hard to return to the bland beef burgers of the past. With so much flavour, there’s no need for greasy chips either – we’re keeping it light with smoky charred zucchini and fresh baby spinach.
This bunless burger is the perfect light, yet filling dinner. We’ve subbed bread for crunchy lettuce leaves, but with all the trimmings – relish, tomatoes and sweet potato wedges – you won’t even know it’s missing. Who knew a lentil burger could taste so good?
After a unique little side snack to pair with that burger? Check out this recipe for Parmesan zucchini fries!