Hamburgers with Red Salsa

Hamburgers with Red Salsa


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About this recipe: Get the children to help you with the mixing and shaping of these healthy burgers. Great served in wholemeal baps with zingy salsa.

MSL_FandD London, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 55g/2oz shredded wheat cereal
  • 300g/10½ oz lean minced pork
  • 150g/5½ oz lean minced beef
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • sunflower spray oil
  • To serve
  • 4 wholemeal baps
  • Red salsa
  • 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded, chopped
  • ½ bunch spring onions, chopped
  • 1 small bunch basil, roughly chopped
  • pinch sugar
  • 2tbsp olive oil , squeeze of lemon juice

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Place the shredded wheat cereal in a bowl and crumble with your fingers until they resemble fine shreds.
  2. In a large bowl mix together the shredded wheat crumbs, pork, beef, carrot, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, egg and season well.
  3. Using your hands, shape the mixture into 4 burgers, transfer onto a large plate, cover with cling film and chill in the fridge for 45 minutes.
  4. Preheat a griddle pan or large non-stick frying pan.
  5. Spray the burgers lightly with the oil and cook for 10-12 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through.
  6. To make the salsa, mix all the ingredients together and season to taste.
  7. Serve the burgers in baps and top with the salsa.

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