Crispy Cheeseburger Pie

Celebrate International Burger Day with this blend of comfort foods! 

Recipe by: Thando Manyoni
Serves: 4
Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 4 beef burger patties
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 slices gouda cheese slices
  • 1 cup burger mayo
  • 2 gherkins, sliced
  • 1 cup caramelised onions
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Sesame seeds (Optional)
  • To serve:
  • Tomato sauce or mayo
  • Skinny fries

How To Make Crispy Cheeseburger Pie

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Heat a large skillet, drizzle the olive oil and saute the burger patties on high heat until browned on each side. Do not cook all the way through.
  3. Layer the puff pastry sheet on your work surface and cut into 4 equal pieces.
  4. Place one slice of cheese one puff pastry square, followed by a burger patty, spoon over a generous amount of mayo.
  5. Then layer a few slices of gherkins, followed by another slice of cheese and topped with caramelised onions.
  6. Fold the edges of puff pastry over to cover the filling and pinch to seal.
  7. Place the pie on the baking sheet sealed side down. Repeat the process with the remaining ingredients.
  8. Brush egg wash over the pies and sprinkle sesame seeds.
  9. Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Serve with a side of fries.

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