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Try these fun cheeseburger tacos, then check out our beef tacos, steak tacos, fish tacos and more tacos recipes.

Ingredients

  • 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

BURGER SAUCE

  • 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

PINK PICKLED ONIONS

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

Method

  • 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.

Authors

Janine Ratcliffe Portrait
Janine RatcliffeFood director
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