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Ultimate cheeseburger

Total Time
35 min
20 min
15 min


Mushrooms, dried

30 g, porcini variety

Prosciutto fat trimmed

8 slice(s), (100g)

Extra lean beef mince, raw

500 g


180 g, button variety, finely chopped

Red onion

½ small, grated

Light jarlsberg cheese

4 slice(s), (4 x 15g slices)


1 small, (4 slices)

White bread roll

4 medium, (4 x 50g), toasted

Cos lettuce

1 cup(s), (4 leaves)

Red onion

¼ small, (4 slices)


  1. Place mushrooms in a small bowl and cover with hot water. Stand for 15 minutes, or until mushrooms soften. Drain, rinse, pat dry with paper towel and finely chop.
  2. Meanwhile, place 4 slices prosciutto in a single layer between paper towels and microwave on high for 30 seconds, or until prosciutto is partially cooked but still flexible. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining 4 slices prosciutto.
  3. In a large bowl, mix beef, both types of mushrooms and onion and season with salt and pepper. Shape into 4 thick patties.
  4. Crisscross 2 strips prosciutto across each patty, tucking the ends underneath.
  5. Line a large non-stick frying pan with a silicone liner or baking paper. Heat over medium-high heat. Cook burgers, prosciutto ends down, turning once for 6 minutes each side or cooked to your liking. Top each burger with a slice of cheese, cover pan for 30 seconds or until cheese is melted.
  6. Season tomato with salt. Place 1 burger on each roll base, top with tomato, lettuce, onion and roll tops.