Homemade burgers with guacamole

homemade burger

Today was a culinary trip around the world. A typical german breakfast: bread rolls with liver sausage (yes, it’s nice for breakfast), the French festival in the city in the afternoon and some homemade “American burgers” on time for the women’s football worldcup finale tonight. It looks like we have been hungry today..

The French festival was nice here in Düsseldorf today. A lot of market stalls presenting food and crafts from different French regions, music and the possibility to sit in the sun, have some wine and good food – great! It seems like Düsseldorf is offering a lot of these festivities, which is nice.


I bought things to make burgers yesterday and it was a good idea. I like a good burger every now and then. Especially with homemade guacamole and some colourful veggies. We couldn’t take some of our own homegrown tomatoes YET. They are quite big already but still green because of the lack of sun recently. So I bought some red and yellow tomatoes at the market.

USA is taking the lead now in the football finale. I am quite disappointed that Germany is out. Well, go USA and Nippon!

burger veggies
homemade burger 2

What you need for 2 hungry people:

  • 4 ciabatta bread rolls
  • 350g organic ground beef
  • 1/2 head of lettuce
  • 10 vine tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 bread roll or some bread soaked in water (leftovers)
  • 1 avocado
  • lemon zest from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Pepper and salt
  • Steps:

  • For the burger meat, combine the ground beef with the soaked bread and egg and knead well
  • Form the meat into four flat round hamburgers
  • Put the meat on the bbq for about 10 minutes
  • Wash the lettuce and tomates and cut the tomatoes into slices
  • Cut the onion into thin slices for the burger topping
  • For the guacamole, combine a soft avovcado with one minced tomato, lemon zest, sugar, some ground pepper and salt and stir well until smooth
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