Taste of Cyprus Local Food Greek burgers with tomato

Greek burgers with tomato


  • ½ kg of minced meat (pork and beef mixed)
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 3-4 tablespoons of grated toast
  • 1 medium onion grated
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil + a little extra for spreading,
  • 2 tablespoons white wine (or vinegar),
  • 1 teaspoon oregano,
  • 1 teaspoon grated dry mint
  • 1 handful of grated kefalotyri (or nay other hard cheese)
  • 1 medium grated tomato
  • Salt and pepper


Step 1:

Mix the mince with the egg in a bowl and add 3 tablespoons of grated toast and then the onion, oil, wine, oregano, mint, cheese and tomato.

Step 2:

Add salt and pepper and knead the mix.

Step 3:

Keep the mixture covered in the refrigerator for 2 hours (if you keep it for longer, do not put the onion in, add it later). Then, make it into burgers.

Step 4:

If it seems too soft, then add another spoonful of grated toast.

Step 5:

Bake the burgers on an oiled grill under the oven grill for about 20-25 minutes until they become golden brown on both sides (put a baking sheet underneath to pick up the slices).

Step 6:

Serve with salad and fries.

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