Chopped beef à la Lindstrom or Biff à la Lindström is a Swedish dish with Russian influences. It is thought to have been brought to Sweden in the mid-1800s by one Hendrik Lindström, who may have invented it or learned to make it in Russia. From Sweden it has spread all over the world.
To serve 4:
500 g (1 lb) ground beef
1/2 cup minced onions
1/2 cup cooked or canned beets, diced
1/3 cup capers
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp white pepper
1/2 cup melted butter
1/2 cup ice water
3 tbs butter
Mix together all ingredients but the 3 tbs butter.
Shape into 4 patties. Melt the 3 tablespoons butter in a skillet and sauté the patties in it until the beef has reached your preferred stage of doneness.
Fry 4 eggs and serve the patties with the eggs on top.