Beef & red pepper burgers

Beef & red pepper burgers

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(8 ratings)

Prep: 30 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 6

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


Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal199
  • fat10g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein18g
  • salt0.4g


  • 1 red pepper, cut into quarters
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
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  • 400g lean steak mince
  • 1 medium egg



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  • 1 carrot, coarsely grated



    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 50g stale breadcrumbs
  • 40g cheddar, finely sliced



    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

To serve

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


  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.

  2. 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.

  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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20th Oct, 2017
Not the best recipe, feel like it's missing something. All I could taste was the carrot. Don't think I'd be using this one again.
18th Aug, 2017
I would suggest putting the oven on to roast 1 pepper for 30 minutes is extravagant.
11th Jun, 2016
very good
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