( SERVES 4 )
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Mix-and-match burgers make for an easy midweek meal. Lay out all fixings and let everyone build their own to enjoy with fries.
- Mix mince with onion, egg, garlic, sauces, mustard, salt and pepper until evenly combined. Divide mixture into 4, form each into a ball then press into a patty about 10cm in diameter. The patties can be prepared in advance, covered and chilled for up to 24 hours or frozen until needed.
- Preheat a heavy frying pan over a high heat. Add oil and, when it is hot, add patties and cook for 2 minutes until well browned. Turn, top each with a slice of cheese, if using, and cook until patties are cooked through and cheese is melted (another 2 minutes).
- While the patties cook, slice burger buns in half, horizontally. Toast buns on their cut sides. Serve patties in buns with salad fixings and sauces or dressings of your choice.
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