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Want to make homemade burgers but i've forgotten the

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sumomum Thu 24-Jul-08 15:59:55

eggs to bind them. Do you really need them and, if so, what can I replace them with? Really cannot be arsed going back to the shops!

Thanks in advance.

Toothyboy Thu 24-Jul-08 16:02:19

I never use eggs. Just form the mince and put in the fridge so they firm up. They should be fine! I need to go and make some myself - we're BBQing tonight!

EffiePerine Thu 24-Jul-08 16:03:26

never use egg - they;re a bit crumbly but fine

RosieMac Thu 24-Jul-08 16:12:17

Learned a brill tip from a friend who's done a BBQ course. You need neither egg nor breadcrumbs, just knead each burger between your hands for a short while and then shape it. It'll stick together brilliantly, even on BBQ.

Nagapie Thu 24-Jul-08 16:13:58

I use a tablespooon of oats (made into a paste with a little water) to bind my mincemeat ..

SummatAnNowt Thu 24-Jul-08 16:38:09

Just shape the mince and cook!

Or add in whatever you want to flavour it with, herbs, cheese, chillies, bit of salt and pepper, etc.

SummatAnNowt Thu 24-Jul-08 16:39:12

Sorry, that sounded like you were a novice or something!

Turniphead1 Thu 24-Jul-08 16:45:54

I add a little bit of olive oil to bind, salt, pepper, worcester sauce and a small onion finely chopped.

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