Longhorn Burger with Avocado and Blue Cheese


  • 500 g longhorn beef mince
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped, deseeded
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp rainbow peppercorn, crushed
  • 8 rashers pancetta
  • 1 avocado, peeled, de-stoned and sliced
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • 75 g blue cheese
  • 4 seasame buns


  • Soften butter and mix with blue cheese, form into roll and chill
  • Mix steak mince, onion, chilli, salt & peppercorn and form into four patties
  • Sear patties on both sides on high then grill 3-5 minutes per side on medium heat
  • Grill pancetta rashers on foil tray on high heat
  • Halve buns and light brush cut half with olive oil then warm through on medium heat
  • Place slices of avocado on the pancetta rashers and allow to warm through
  • Slice butter roll and place one slice on each bun base, then build with patty, another slice of butter, pancetta and avocado – serve immediately