Ekenäs Burgers with Vinegar Onions

Burger with Vinegar Onions

Serves 4


For the burgers

  • 600 g minced beef
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 twig of rosemary
  • Salt, to taste

For the vinegar onions

  • 2 white onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar

To serve

  • 8 slices of sourdough bread
  • Baby gem or romaine lettuce
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 4 tbsp freshly grated horseradish

How to do it

  1. Start with the vinegar onions. Melt the butter in a pan and add the onions. Cook on medium heat for 2–3 minutes until the onions are shiny and soft. Add vinegar and sugar and cook for another couple of minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Shape the meat into 4 big burgers. Fry in butter in a hot pan together with the rosemary and garlic. Salt to taste.
  3. Place a burger onto a slice of bread on a bed of lettuce. Top with the vinegar onions, horseradish and a couple of slices of red onion. Finish with the other piece of bread. Serve.


This recipe was made as part of the Finland South Coast episode.