Why eat just a simple hamburger? Try this very big one!

Ingredients: 450g Bacon, 200g Onion Sliced, 2 Tbsp Olive Oil, 1300g Ground Beef, 1 Tbsp Salt, 1 Tsp Pepper,1 Tbsp Paprika, 200g Cheddar Cheese, 200g Monterey Jack Cheese, 20g Fresh Parsley.


1)Weave the bacon to form a single layer on a baking tray and bake at 180°C or 350F for 30 minutes then cool.

2)Whilst the bacon is cooking take the onion and cook in 1 tablespoon of olive oil for 40 minutes over a medium heat until caramalised.

3)Add the paprika, salt and pepper to the ground beef and mix.

4)Take half of the beef and form a large ‘patty’ on a piece of baking parchment to fit in a 25cm frying pan.

5)Repeat with the other half of the beef.

6)To one of the patties add half of the Cheddar cheese followed by half of the Monterey Jack cheese and then half of the parsley.

7)Now add the bacon lattice and trim as necessary.

8)Repeat the two cheese and parsley layers before adding the caramalised onions.

9)Add the second patty to the top of this and then using a combination of pinching and folding form your final beef purger.

10)Heat a 25cm frying pan over a high heat adding the remaining tablespoon of olive oil and then carefully add your giant burger.

11)Cook for 5 minutes on one side.

12)Cover with a large plate and then flip your burger and return to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes.

13)Now put in the oven at 180°C or 350F for 5-10 minutes and rest before serving.