Try these fun cheeseburger tacos, then check out our beef tacos, beef burritos, birria tacos, steak tacos and more tacos recipes. For another variation on this flavour, try our cheeseburger pasta.


  • 500g steak mince
  • 1 small onion, grated, juice squeezed out
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 egg yolk
  • for frying oil
  • 8 corn tortillas, charred on a BBQ or griddle
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded
  • 100g ready-grated monterey jack


  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp French’s American mustard
  • finely chopped to make 2 tbsp gherkins, plus 1 tsp of brine from the jar
  • finely chopped to make 1 tbsp onion
  • ½ tsp caster sugar


  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 red onion, cut into thin rounds
  • a pinch (optional) dried chilli flakes


  • STEP 1

    Mix the burger sauce ingredients and leave to sit at room temperature while you prepare everything else.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the vinegar and sugar then add the red onions with a pinch of salt and chilli flakes, if using, and toss.

  • STEP 3

    Put the mince, onion, garlic salt, paprika, egg yolk and lots of pepper in a bowl. Mix together well using clean hands, then form into 8 balls. Squash each one into a really flat patty. Heat a large frying pan, griddle or BBQ to hot. Oil the patties then sear for 2 minutes on each side or until cooked through.

  • STEP 4

    To build the tacos, add some lettuce to each tortilla then break up a patty into chunks and sit on top. Add some cheese, pickled onions and burger sauce.


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