Beef and veggie burger

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Beef and veggie burger
“Yummy burgers packed with extra goodness.”- Jennifer O’Neill, Nutritionist
These burgers are also great to cook for all the family at summer barbecues. You can make them bigger for the adults in the family.

400g lean Irish minced beef

1 egg lightly beaten

1 small carrot, grated

1 small courgette, grated

Black pepper

Mixed herbs

1 tsp rapeseed oil

To Serve

1 medium avocado

2 tsps. lemon juice

8 small wholemeal buns

8 tomato slices

Butter lettuce leaves

Irish tomato chutney (optional)

Place the minced beef, egg, carrot, and courgette into a medium bowl. Season with black pepper and mixed herbs.

Mix well with your hands and then shape into 8 small burgers.

Place the burgers on a tray lined with grease-proof paper, cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Heat the oil in a frying pan on medium heat.

Cook the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through.

Transfer to a plate, cover and keep warm.

Mash the avocado and lemon juice in a small bowl until smooth.

Lightly toast the burger buns.

Spread the base of the burger buns with the avocado mash.

Top each burger with lettuce and sliced tomato.

Add a thin spread of tomato chutney to the top of the lettuce and tomato if desired.


Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Eggs, Beef, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Kids Food, Quick Meals

Level of Difficulty

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