Beef burger

Looking for healthy dinner ideas? This burger has it all; great taste, plenty of vegetables and it looks amazing.

beef burger with wholemeal bun and salad
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner

No need for takeaway. Make a burger at home from scratch.

Method

  1. Place mince, egg, bread crumbs, carrots, onion, parsley and tomato sauce into a bowl and mix together until combined, using clean hands
  2. Divide meat mixture into four, form into balls and flatten to make patties
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat
  4. Pan fry the patties until they are brown on both sides and no longer pink in the middle
  5. Remove patties from the frying pan and place on a paper towel
  6. Place burger buns on a serving plate. Top with cheese, tomato, lettuce and cucumber.
  • 500 g
    lean beef mince
  • egg
  • 1/2 cup
    dry bread crumbs
  • carrots, grated
  • 1/2 
    onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup
    chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp
    tomato sauce/paste/puree
  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • burger buns
  • 1/4 cup
    grated cheese
  • tomato, sliced
  • lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 
    cucumber, thinly sliced
Per serve
  • Energy
    2020kJ
  • Total Fat
    17.5g
  • Saturated Fat
    6.5g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    35.7g
  • Sugars
    9g
  • Dietary Fibre
    7g
  • Sodium
    619mg