Chunky fillet gourmet burgers

October 22, 2007 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Chunky fillet gourmet burger recipe

Chunky fillet gourmet burgers aren’t your average hamburgers. These are melt-in-your mouth culinary triumphs. Bursting with flavour and easy to make, they should definitely be the stars of your next braai. 

Chunky fillet gourmet burgers

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 30 mins


  • 300g beef fillet
  • 2 finely chopped shallots
  • 20ml finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 lightly beaten egg
  • 50g finely chopped sundried tomatoes
  • 10ml sunflower oil
  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • avocado, to serve
  • crispy bacon, to serve
  • lots of fresh sprouts, to serve



Chop beef fillet into good-sized chunks and place in a bowl. Add finely chopped shallots, finely chopped flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped garlic cloves, lightly beaten egg and finely chopped sundried tomatoes, and season to taste. Mix all the ingredients together and form 4 patties. Place in the fridge for 10 minutes. Lightly fry the patties in sunflower oil and drain on kitchen towel, or cook them on the braai. To assemble, slice open 4 ciabatta rolls and spread some avocado on each half. Top with crispy bacon, a patty and lots of fresh sprouts.

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