You can't go wrong with a burger. This recipe takes all the ingredients of a burger and bakes it into a large pie for a truly special meal. A soft dough acts as the base, which is topped with meat that has been seasoned with Mexican spices, the meat is topped with a few layers of cheese before being covered with another layer of dough. A sprinkle of seeds adds a nice crunch and some nuttiness to the whole thing.


  • 300 grams flour
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons baker's yeast
  • salt
  • sugar
  • warm water (18 cl.)
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • 1 onion
  • olive oil
  • ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Mexican spice blend
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tomato paste
  • american cheese slices
  • grated cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • milk
  • sesame seeds


  1. Combine flour, yeast, a pinch of salt, and a pinch sugar. Let stand for a few minutes.
  2. Gradually, add warm water while kneading, and then add the milk.
  3. Form a ball.
  4. Let the dough rise at least 1 hour covered with a cloth.
  5. Chop the onion.
  6. Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan.
  7. Add the onion and saute. When the onion is translucent, add the meat.
  8. When the meat is cooked, add the Mexican spice blend (or spices of choice), and tomato paste.
  9. Set aside.
  10. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  11. Divide the dough in half.
  12. Roll out the first ball of dough on a silicone mat and spread it in the pie pan.
  13. Add the meat mixture.
  14. Then add a layer of American cheese slices.
  15. Finish with a layer of grated cheese.
  16. Roll out the second ball of dough and spread on top.
  17. Seal the two pieces with a little water.
  18. Mix the egg yolk with a little bit of milk.
  19. Glaze with a brush and sprinkle with sesame seeds on top.
  20. Bake for about 20 minutes.
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