Undoubtedly the burger is a preferred food for many people in the world, especially for children, a type of fast food, which arises from the need of people who do not have time to prepare food at home, which is why this has been a solution to many of their problems.
Burgers are considered junk food, a term used to describe foods with little amount of nutrients the body needs and with a high content of fat, sugar and salt, elements that the body can obtain in excess very easily. Many people have stopped consuming this food for the same reason, as they say it is not very suitable for our organism and should be consumed very few times.
Well, today I come to tell you that the burger we are going to make today is very healthy, as it will have the necessary nutrients for the body and will not have anything in excess. Even though the burger that has everything tends to be very tasty, it actually does harm. That's why I have brought this proposal, a delicious burger with the necessary ingredients, that will delight both children and adults, and its secret touch, a delicious sauce prepared by us.
So let's leave the myths behind, and don't be afraid to prepare this burger, which, if we look at it closely, only has meat or chicken and the rest will be vegetables, the same ones we put in a salad we prepare at home, and the bread, which contains cereal essential for our organism. I hope you enjoy it. Let's cook.
1- Secrets to give the perfect touch to the meat of your Colombian burger
How can I make sure that the meat of my Colombian burger is juicy and full of flavor?
One of the secrets to achieving perfect burger meat is to season properly. Make sure to add salt and pepper to the ground beef or shredded chicken before cooking them. Also, it's important not to flatten the burgers while you're cooking them, as this can cause them to lose their juiciness. You should cook them for 3 to 5 minutes on each side over medium heat.
2- Perfection in the details: Onion preparation
How can I prepare the onion for my recipe?
For the onion, you have two options. You can slice it and add it raw to the burger for a fresh and crunchy flavor. However, if you prefer a sweeter and softer flavor, you can brown the onion strips with a bit of honey. This caramelization enhances the natural sweetness of the onion, and adds extra flavor to your Colombian burger.
3- A creamy touch: Colombian burger sauce
How do I prepare the sauce for the burger?
This burger recipe includes a creamy sauce that combines several flavors. Simply finely chop the parsley and mix it with ranch mustaneza, mayo mustard, cream, Dijon mustard, and honey. Stir until all the ingredients are well integrated, and you will have a delicious and balanced sauce for your burger.
4- The importance of cheese in the Colombian burger
How is the cheese added?
In this recipe the cheese plays an important role, choose a mozzarella or cheddar cheese, and place a slice on top of the meat just before it is completely cooked. Let the cheese melt over the meat for a minute. This technique ensures that the cheese melts evenly, covering the meat with an extra layer of creamy and delicious flavor.
5- The art of assembling a Colombian burger
How is the Colombian burger assembled?
The assembly of the Colombian burger is simple but crucial for its presentation and taste. First, open the bun in half and place the lettuce leaves and tomato slices. Then, add the meat with the melted cheese and the onion prepared as you prefer. Finally, add the sauce and cover the burger. If you wish, you can put the assembled burgers on a grill or in the microwave for a minute to give them an additional touch of warmth and to melt the flavors even more.
A common mistake when preparing burgers is to cook the meat too much. This can cause the burger to become dry and lose its flavor. Remember to cook it over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, and do not flatten it while it cooks. Another mistake is not seasoning the meat properly before cooking it. Salt and pepper are essential to enhance the flavor of the meat.
Accompany this delicious burger with a refreshing blackberry juice with milk. You can also prepare hot dogs.
- 4 hamburger buns.
- 1 Kg of ground beef or 1 Kg of shredded chicken.
- 4 leaves of crepe lettuce.
- 2 egg onions.
- 1 tomato sliced.
- 4 slices of mozzarella or cheddar cheese.
- Salt and pepper to taste.
For the Sauce:
- 100 gr of ranch mustaneza
- 50 gr of mayo mustard
- 50 gr of cream
- 8 gr of Dijon mustard
- 10 gr of honey
- 3 gr of parsley
- Divide the meat or chicken into 4 portions, add the salt and pepper. Shape each portion into a ball and flatten it with the palm of your hand (If you are using ground beef).
- In a pan over medium heat, add a little oil and when it is hot, add the meats, roast them for about 3 to 5 minutes on each side.
- While this time is passing, start assembling the burgers, open the bun in half, place the lettuce leaves, the tomato slices, and with the onion we have two options, cut it into strips and put them in the burger or once cut, brown them with a little honey, either way it will taste delicious.
- When the meats are almost ready, place a slice of cheese on top of the meat so it starts melting, leave it for 1 minute and place it on top of the onion in the burger or if you use shredded chicken it's time to place it, add the final sauce or the sauces of your choice and cover the burger. You can put them on a grill or microwave them for 1 minute. And ready.
For the Sauce
- Finely chop the parsley, and put it in a bowl, along with the ranch mustaneza, mayo mustard, cream, Dijon mustard, honey and stir until all the ingredients are well integrated. And ready.