Classic Smashed Burger


Fancy a taste of nostalgia? Try our “Classic Smashed Burger”—a simple joy that’s like a hug for your taste buds. All you need is some minced beef, cheddar cheese, a bit of lettuce and tomato, a buttered burger bun, and you’re on your way.

No rocket science here—just good vibes and even better flavours. Smash that beef onto a hot griddle, let it sizzle, then melt some cheddar on top. Assemble with crisp lettuce and juicy tomato on a toasted bun, and you’ve got a burger that’s a masterpiece in simplicity.

And oh, don’t forget the secret sauce! Mix mayo, chilli sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and onion puree for a zingy kick that ties it all together. Trust us, this burger’s so good, it might just make you forget the fancier stuff. Get ready for a bite that’s pure, unpretentious delight.

How to Make Classic Smashed Burger

Prep Time
15 minutes

Cook Time
10 minutes



Main Ingredients
250 g minced beef
2 cheddar cheese
Iceberg lettuce, thinly sliced
Tomato, thinly sliced
Cracked black pepper
2 burger buns
2 tbsp cooking oil

1/2 yellow onion, pureed
2 to 3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp chilli sauce
1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce


Burger Sauce

  1. Pureed 1/2 a white onion.
  2. Mix pureed onion with the mayonnaise.
  3. Add chilli sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well and set aside.

Burger Patty

  1. Divide minced beef into about 120 g for each serving. Shape them into a “tennis ball shape” patty, then chill in the refrigerator.
  2. Heat a skillet or grill pan on medium. Cut each burger bun into half and butter them. Toast the buns for about 1 to 2 minutes buttered side down. Remove the buns when they turn to your preferred doneness.
  3. Add cooking oil to the hot skillet. Add the beef patty. Using parchment paper, carefully smash and flatten the beef patty into about 1 to 1.5 centimetres thick.
  4. Add salt and cracked black pepper to your taste. Let it cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Carefully turn the patty. Add a piece of cheddar cheese. Let it cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.


  1. Spread the burger sauce onto the toasted bottom buns.
  2. Add sliced lettuce and tomatoes.
  3. Top with the burger patty, and lastly the toasted top bun.
  4. Enjoy while it is still hot. Enjoy!