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Ethiopian Berbere Hamburger

August 28, 2017

Ethiopian Berbere Hamburger

Like your burger hot?This Ethiopian Berbere Hamburger recipe from Spice Trekkers will definitely suffice your 'hot' burger cravings!


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 Tbsp berbere seasoning
  • 1/3 cup clarified butter (ghee) or spicy butter
  • ¼ Spanish onion, thinly sliced
  • Cream cheese, to taste
  • Relish or chutney, to taste
  • 4 Hamburger bun or pita bread, cut in half and toasted
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • Salt and pepper
  1. In a bowl, combine the meat, egg, garlic, ginger and 1 ½ tbls. of Ethiopian Berbere spices in a bowl.
  2. Shape the meat mixture into 4 patties. Set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, sauté the onion in 2 tbls. of clarified butter (ghee). Sprinkle with the remaining spices. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a plate.
  4. In the same skillet, brown the patties in the remaining butter until cooked through (2-3 min.) Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish the bread with cream cheese and relish. Place the patties on the bottom bread. Garnish with onions and tomato slices.


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Source: Spice Trekkers


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