Home made burgers

Did you know?

  • Red meat is a great source of important source of nutrients for you and your family.
  • It is the best dietary source of easily absorbable iron and an excellent source of protein, B vitamins and other minerals.
  • Other good sources of iron include fortified whole grain breakfast cereals and breads, lentils, and beans.
Serves 4


For the burgers

  • 1 x 500g pack of minced beef/turkey
  • 1 small onion – finely chopped/grated
  • Half apple peeled and grated (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
  • Dash of black pepper
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce (optional)

To serve the burgers:

  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices of tomato
  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese
  • 4 round burger buns
  • Mayonnaise, mustard and ketchup


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix together thoroughly.
  2. Divide the mixture into 4 chunks and shape into burger patties.
  3. Heat under the grill (medium heat) until thoroughly cooked through.
  4. While the burgers are cooking cut the burgers buns in half and lightly spread with low fat mayonnaise/flora, a lettuce leaf and tomato slice.
  5. When burgers are ready add onto the buns and place a slice of cheese on top and serve.