Cooking time: 10-15mins

Old Smokey Burger

Old Smokey Burger

Serves: 4


  • 600g beef mince (15% fat)
  • 4 white baps
  • 12 slices American cheese per burger (3 per burger)
  • 4 slices smoked back bacon
  • Pickled Gherkins
  • 160g brown onions, thinly sliced
  • Hellmann's Smokey Barbeque Sauce
  • 1/2 tbs Sunflower oil


  1. Weigh the mince into four portions of 150g and use your hands to shape into burger patties.
  2. Add ¼ tbs oil to pan and gently brown onions until soft. Add to the pan a generous helping of Hellmann's Smokey Barbeque Sauce until onions are thoroughly coated in sauce, set aside.
  3. Grill the bacon, turning every couple of minutes with tongs, until it's cooked through and as crispy as you like it - this will take around 5 minutes
  4. Meanwhile, Heat the sunflower oil on a flat griddle or frying pan and cook the burger patties over a medium heat for 2 mins. or until meat is nicely caramalized. Just before you turn them give a genorous seasoning with good quality sea salt
  5. As they cook, lightly toast your buns under the grill alongside your bacon.
  6. Flip the burger patties and add American cheese to the top while the second side cooks for a further 2 mins or until juices run clear
  7. Place two heaped tablespoons of the browned onions mix on top of the cheese.
  8. Add a generous serving of Hellmann's Smokey Barbeque sauce to the burger bun and top with iceburg lettuce and a slice of pickled gherkin.
  9. Once the burger patties are cooked to your liking, place in the toasted bun add the lid and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Lucky Chip for Hellmann's, created as a part of the Grilltopia campaign in celebration of their new range of premium BBQ and Hot & Spicy sauces. For more information, visit

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