Beef & red pepper burgers

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:30 mins
  • Cook:40 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Pack your patties with extra vegetables – carrot and roasted pepper – to boost flavour and up your veggie intake

Nutrient Unit
kcal 199
fat 10g
saturates 4g
carbs 9g
sugars 3g
fibre 1g
protein 18g
salt 0.4g

Ingredients

  • 1 red pepper , cut into quarters
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 400g lean steak mince
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 carrot , coarsely grated
  • 50g stale breadcrumbs
  • 40g cheddar , finely sliced
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To serve

  • 6floury rolls , halved
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • ¼ cucumber , or 1-2 mini cucumbers, sliced

Method

  • STEP 1

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Put the pepper on a baking tray and rub with 1/2 tbsp oil. Roast in the oven for 25-30 mins, turning once halfway through. Remove and allow to cool slightly before finely chopping.

  • STEP 2
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Tip the mince, roasted pepper, egg, carrot and breadcrumbs into a large bowl and mix well. Using your hands, shape the mixture into six equal burgers.

  • STEP 3

Heat the remaining oil in a large, heavy-based, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the burgers for 5-6 mins each side until cooked through. Top with slices of cheddar. Spread the rolls with mayo, add the burgers and top with slices of cucumber.

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