It’s almost the weekend, and we’re thinking, burger. Do you plan to start the weekend a bit early, indulge in some delicious dinner tonight? Here are three burgers you can try at home.

Classic Veggie Burger
  • 1/2  medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cans of black beans
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. mayonnaise
  • salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 4 slices white cheddar
  • 3 tbsp. ketchup
  • 4 Hamburger buns
  • 1 tomato, sliced

Method: In a food processor, add black beans, onions and garlic. Once chopped finely, add 2 tbsp of mayonnaise, season with salt and pepper and make 4 patties. On a hot pan, add patties and cook until golden and warmed through, about 5 minutes per side. In a small bowl, whisk together ketchup and remaining mayonnaise. Spread mixture onto bottom buns, then add burgers. Top with tomato, lettuce, cheese.

Lamb Burger

  • 1/2 c. full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 c. crumbled feta
  • 2 tsp. freshly chopped mint
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper
  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced into rounds
  • Arugula, for serving

Method: In a medium bowl, stir to combine yogurt, feta, mint, and lemon juice along with ground lamb. Season with salt and pepper. Divide ground lamb into 4 equally sized patties. On a hot pan, add the patties and cook until crisp on the outside. Top with the patty, red onion, arugula and add the yoghurt sauce along with patties.

Teriyaki Burger

  • 1/3 c. teriyaki sauce
  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp. sriracha
  • 4 hamburger patties
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pineapple rings
  • 4 Hamburger buns

In a bowl, combine teriyaki sauce, lime juice and zest, and Sriracha. Add burger patties and toss until coated. Let sit 20 minutes. Grill the patties on a hot pan and season with salt and pepper till its cooked completely. Add pineapples and grill until charred. Assemble the burger: Top bottom buns with a patty and pineapple rings, then add top buns and serve.