Mini Burgers and Pizzas Recipe
Mini Burgers are always a hit. I use this recipe for the mince balls which feature on Hartford’s breakfast menu. A thick, moist, medium-rare burger patty between a crispy, buttered, sesame-topped bun roll is mouth-watering.
Take the bun recipe and roll the dough out thinly, after proving. Top this with homemade tomato sauce, grated cheese and fresh thyme. In an instant you have the ever-popular Mini Pizza. Get the kids to make their own.
Yields: makes about 28
½ Onion, finely chopped
½ Pepper, finely chopped
5 Sprigs Thyme
Salt and Pepper
2 slices fresh Breadcrumbs
30 ml salted Butter
30 ml sunflower Oil
1) Heat the pan; add butter and sauté off the onion and peppers until cooked. Add thyme and season with salt and pepper allow to cool
2) Add this mixture to the mince, fresh breadcrumbs and lightly whisked egg
3) Make into small patties in size
4) Lightly dust or roll into seasoned flour
5) Heat a pan with butter and oil in. Sauté off patties and place into the oven for 7 minutes at 200º C
Bread Rolls and Pizza Base
400g Bread Flour
400g Cake Flour
1 pkt Instant Yeast
1 t Salt
2 t Honey
500 ml Warm Water
1 Egg - whisked
1) Mix all the dry ingredients together
2) Cut the honey and warm water into this
3) Knead the dough for 10 minutes on a floured countertop
4) Place the dough into a greased bowl and cover with a dishtowel or greased cling wrap. Allow to prove.
1) When doubled in size pull off small portions of dough and roll small bread rolls. Place the dough into your palms of your hand and use pressure against the counter top to roll small rolls.
2) Place these rolls onto a greased tray, covered with a clean dishtowel, and allow rising. When risen double in size glaze with the whisked egg and bake at 180ºC until cooked.
1) When doubled in size roll the dough out thinly and use a cutter to cut desired sizes
2) Bake at180º C for five minutes
3) Top with homemade tomato relish, grated cheese and fresh oregano
4) Bake in the oven until cooked for about 10 minutes
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