Homemade Beef Burgers Recipe

If you’re struggling for a quick weeknight dinner idea, then instead of picking up a takeaway or frozen meal, why not make your own homemade burgers instead? My succulent homemade burgers are super quick and easy to make and taste great!

Aussies love a good homemade beef burger and it’s really simple to make. And the beauty of making them yourself is that you know exactly what goes in them and you can add whatever toppings you want!

Summer is the perfect time to fire up the BBQ and serve your very own homemade beef burgers whether you are cooking for your family or entertaining your friends. So if you need a burger recipe sure to impress, here’s how to make them.

Makes 6 burgers


  • 500g Extra Lean Beef Mince
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely died
  • 1 Birdseye chilli
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup (35g) breadcrumbs
  • Fresh chives
  • 6 Burger Baps
  • Lettuce
  • 2 Truss Tomatoes, sliced
  • Sliced cheese
  • Jalapenos
  • 6 Corn on the Cobs
  • Salt and Pepper to season
  • Butter


  1. Combine the beef mince, onion, garlic, chives, oregano, Dijon mustard, egg and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Mix together and season with salt and pepper. Use your hands to form 6 patties.
  2. Chill burger patties in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Place a pan of water on the heat and place corn on the cobs into the pan once boiling. Boil for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile heat a frying pan over a medium heat with oil. Place burger patties in the pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  5. Slice open the burger bans, and fill with mustard, lettuce, tomatoes, patties, jalapenos, sliced cheese and chilli relish.
  6. Serve immediately with corn on the cob, topped with butter on the side.

Homemade Beef Burger

Open Homemade Beef Burger

Other burger topping ideas:

  • Try a strong blue cheese and melt on top of the burger patties
  • Add a sliced grilled capsicum on top
  • Make some sweet potato wedges as an extra side
  • Toast your buns for an added crunch
  • Add gherkins for extra pickled flavour
  • Crispy bacon for the meat lovers