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Basic beef burgers

You can’t go past a basic burger for a quick easy meal, beef it up with lots of extra salad veggies.

15 mins
8 ingredients
$5 / person
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Basic beef burgers

Credit: Woolworths


Serves = 4

  • 4 whole-grain rolls, split in half
  • 600g premium mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sauce such as chipotle mayo

It’s this easy

  • Preheat the BBQ or frying pan on a medium-high heat. If you don’t have a BBQ or frying pan you can cook the burgers in the oven or on a sandwich press.
  • Using clean hands shape the mince into burger patties, sprinkle with pepper and small amount of salt and a drizzle of olive oil.
  • Cook the patties for 5 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile warm or toast the rolls.
  • Assemble the burgers and eat.


  • Try adding some extra savoury flavour to your burger patties with some, dried oregano, finely chopped onion and a splash for Worcestershire sauce.


Contains: Gluten, Sesame, Soy, FODMAPs.
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