Burger with Harissa Ketchup

Burger with Harissa Ketchup


1 cup tomato sauce

2 tbsp light brown sugar

3 tbsp Mustapha’s Harissa

2 tbsp cider or wine vinegar

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce


12 slices bacon, 4 slices finely chopped

A drizzle of Mustapha’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 small onion, chopped

2 jalapeno peppers, chopped

4 cloves garlic, chopped

1 ½ lb ground beef

½ tbsp cumin

½ tbsp ground coriander

1 tbsp smoked sweet paprika

1 tsp oregano

4 slices smoked or sharp cheddar

4 slices pepper jack cheese

4 crusty burger rolls, split and toasted

Lettuce & red onions



1. Place ketchup ingredients in small pot and simmer 20 minutes over low heat to thicken.
2. Bake 8 slices of bacon on slotted pan to crisp in hot oven at 375.
3. Heat a drizzle of Mustapha’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil in skillet, add bacon and crisp then remove to paper towel-lined plate to drain, leave 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in pan.
4. Cook onions, jalapenos and garlic in pan to soften, 7-8 minutes. Cool.
5. Place meat in bowl, add bacon, cooled onions and jalapenos, cumin, coriander, paprika, oregano, salt and pepper.
6. Form 4 patties and cook in skillet over medium-high heat 8-12 minutes turning once for medium to well-done. Melt cheeses over top last minute or 2 (1 slice of each).
7. Place burgers on buns, top with bacon, lettuce, onions, and Harissa ketchup
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