Hereford Burger, Bacon & Ultimate Burger Sauce


Serves 4 people - Ready in 30 minutes

Make the ultimate burger at your barbecue, complete with bacon and a homemade tangy burger sauce

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  • 4 Co-op Irresistible Hereford beef burgers

  • 2 tbsp Co-op Fairtrade light brown soft sugar

  • 1 tbsp apple sauce

  • 4 rashers Co-op Irresistible smoked streaky bacon

  • 4 Co-op Irresistible brioche buns

  • 4 tbsp Co-op reduced fat mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp ketchup

  • 2 gherkins, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tomato, sliced

  • 4 Co-op lighter mature Cheddar cheese slices

  • Iceberg lettuce, to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/Gas 6

  2. Grill the burgers according to the pack instructions, then cover with foil and leave to rest for 5 mins

  3. Meanwhile, mix the sugar and apple sauce

  4. Toss the bacon in the mixture and bake for 15-18 mins, until crisp

  5. Halve, then lightly toast the buns

  6. Combine the mayonnaise, ketchup, gherkins, and mustard

  7. Spread on the cut sides of the buns, then fill each with a few slices of tomato, a burger, 1 cheese slice, 1 bacon rasher and some iceberg lettuce to serve