Beef Burger with Tangy Tomato Relish – Tracy Foulkes

Beef Burger with Tangy Tomato RelishTracy Foulkes’s Beef Burger
with tangy Tomato Relish

Got a good bottle of wine in the middle of the week and want a luscious moist burger with a great sauce and fabulous chips, turn to Tracy Foulkes who really knows about gorgeous food and uses her own products to perk up flavours.  This one could be made specially for the DeWaal Young Vine Merlot 2012, a sappy fruity wine.

Beef Burger with Tangy Tomato Relish

500g lean beef mince
1/2 tsp NoMU Beef Fond
1 garlic clove, peeled and finely crushed
1 shallot, peeled and finely chopped
1 egg yolk
2 tbsp Italian Parsley, finely chopped
NoMU Sea Salt and NoMU Black Pepper
Pinch NoMU Beef Rub

Sweet Potato Chips
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunky chips
NoMU Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp NoMU Masala Rub
NoMU Sea Salt and NoMU Black Pepper
Fresh rocket, to serve

4 ripe rosa tomatoes, seeded, halved and cut into fat strips
2 shallots, peeled and sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tbsp NoMU Extra Olive Oil
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
2 tbsp brown sugar
NoMU Black Pepper and NoMU Sea Salt
1 tbsp thyme leaves
1/2 tsp NoMU One For All Rub

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Place the sweet potatoes onto a baking tray and drizzle with a glug of olive oil. Sprinkle the potatoes with Masala Rub and season with salt and pepper. Place the tray in the oven and leave to roast for 30 – 40 minutes until golden and crispy. To make the relish, place all of the relish ingredients into a baking dish and toss together until well combined. Place the dish in the oven (180°C) and allow the relish to roast for half an hour, until softened and lightly caramelized. In a large bowl, combine all the burger patty ingredients and mix well.

Using your hands, shape the seasoned mince into 4 generous patties. Place a little oil in a pan and gently fry the patties on both sides until they are well browned on the outside and cooked to your liking on the inside. Serve your burger on a lightly toasted and buttered ciabatta or burger roll with fresh rocket and topped with a generous dollop of tomato relish. Sprinkle the sweet potato chips with extra salt and serve piping hot with your burger.

Serves 4

For an added veggie fix, combine the sweet potato with butternut or for good old fashioned potato chips.

Michael’s wine recommendation – CLICK HERE

De Waal Young Vines Merlot 2012

TracyTracy Foulkes

Tracy Foulkes is the heart and soul behind NOMU. Her passion for flavour inspired her to start the company in December 2000 in a very small, front room of her home in central Cape Town. Her love of spices and the stylish, uncomplicated way she loves to cook is very much evident in the NOMU range of products where the emphasis is always very clearly on Quality, Consistency and Innovation with an authentic and unusually personal story attached!
Tracy has become a well-respected South African food personality and businesswoman while NOMU’s story as an entrepreneurial case-study and branding success story has also seen the brand earn critical acclaim and attention in a variety of food related television programs, featured editorials and events. The NOMU Brand Story is presented in a variety of public speaking events throughout the year by Tracy’s partner and NOMU Co-Creator, Paul Raphaely.

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September 29th, 2015|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |