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Cheesy burger with tomato chilli relish

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Take your dinner up a notch with this Cheesy burger recipe. Served with a tomato chilli relish, it has sweet and spicy flavours that takethe burger to the next level. Packed with juicy beef patties, it’s a filling dish that'll impress the family.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time30 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes, (plus cooling)


  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 4 Coles Beef Burger Patties
  • 4 slices Coles Colby Cheese
  • 4 Coles Bakery Ciabatta Rolls, toasted
  • 8 baby gem lettuce leaves
  • 200g drained beetroot slices
  • 4 sandwich pickles, drained, sliced lengthways

Tomato chilli relish

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small brown onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 birdseye chilli, halved, seeded, finely chopped
  • 500g tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tbs apple cider vinegar

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  1. Step 1

    To make the tomato chilli relish, heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and chilli and cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until onion softens. Add the tomato and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until tomato softens. Stir in the sugar and vinegar and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 mins or until thickened. Season. Set aside to cool.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the oil on a barbecue grill or chargrill on medium heat (alternatively, heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat). Cook the burger patties for 5 mins or until browned underneath. Turn and cook for a further 5 mins, topping each patty with a cheese slice for the last 2 mins of the cooking time, or until golden and cooked through.
  3. Step 3

    Place roll bases on serving plates. Top with lettuce, patties, beetroot, pickles and tomato chilli relish. Top with the roll tops to serve.

Recipe tip

Any remaining relish will last up to 1 week in an airtight container in the fridge. Use it to jazz up Bolognese, spread it on sandwiches, or serve with cheese and sliced deli meats as part of an entertaining platter.