The ultimate in comfort food, bite into this American-style burger topped with all the favourites.


  • 400g heart-smart beef mince
  • 1/2 cup fresh multigrain bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 reduced-fat cheese slices
  • 4 hamburger buns, halved, toasted
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 teaspoons American-style mustard
  • 4 gherkins, thinly sliced
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed, finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 150°C/130°C fan-forced. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place mince, breadcrumbs, worcestershire sauce and half the tomato sauce in a bowl. Season with pepper. Mix to combine. Shape into four 1.5cm-thick patties.
  3. Heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook patties for 5 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to prepared baking tray. Top each with 1 cheese slice. Bake for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted.
  4. Place lettuce on roll bases. Top with patties, mustard, gherkins, onion, remaining tomato sauce and roll tops. Serve.