Le French Hamburger

A French take on an American classic featuring French bread buns, Poupon mustard and Gruyere cheese.


Sirloin 1 1/2 Pound , ground
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Regular salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Herbes de provence 1 1/2 Teaspoon
French bread 4 Medium
Butter 4 Tablespoon
Dijon mustard 4 Tablespoon
Gruyere cheese 4 Ounce
Tomato 1 Large , slice



1. In a bowl, mix the ground sirloin with pepper, salt, herbes de provence.

2. Make 4 patties off the meat.

3. Place the meat patties on the grill to cook for about 5-7 minutes each side.

4. Cut the french bread into halves and place on a baking tray.

5. Spread butter on one half of the french bread and Dijon mustard on the other.

6. Place a slice of the gruyere cheese on the mustard side of the bread.

7. Place the baking tray under the broiler until the cheese melts for about 3-4 minutes.

8. Place the patties on the cheesy end of the burger.

9. Add a big tomato slice per burger.


10. Plate and serve along with fries or crisps.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 722Calories from Fat 405

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.2%

Saturated Fat 22 g110%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 790 mg32.92%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 49 g98%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet