2017-08-21
Hearty Open Beef Burgers
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Hearty Open Beef Burgers

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If you love a good burger, this open beef version with sticky sauce and salsa will really hit the spot.
<b>Prep:</b> 15 mins Prep: 15 mins
<b>Cook:</b> 15 mins Cook: 15 mins
Serves 5 Serves 5
Excellent source of iron Excellent source of iron
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Ingredients

Beef Patties

  • 500 g Quality Mark premium mince
  • 2 grated carrots
  • 1 brown onion
  • 1 bunch spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 egg

Sticky Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 chili de-seeded and finely chopped

Salsa

  • 2 capsicum (yellow and red) finely chopped
  • 2 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 pineapple (finely cut, leave the core out)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 cup parmesan

Method

Get started on the sticky sauce, combine all ingredients to a pot, and bring to the boil. Once boiling turn down the element to simmer, and reduce down until thickens up. Remember to keep stirring. Once thickened, leave aside to cool.
 
For the salsa, add all ingredients to a small pot and cook until browned and reduced down to thick chunky pieces. Leave to cool.
 
Combine all the ingredients for the patties and season to taste. Add the sticky sauce and combine well. Pan-fry the meat patties until browned
 
Cut the bread buns in half, and toast the outsides until nice and brown.
 
To plate, spread the mayonnaise on the inside of the bread, place spinach leaves on top, add a tablespoon of ‘pineapple and capsicum salsa’, beef pattie on top, with another small scatter of salsa and sprinkle with parmesan cheese on top. 
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  • Nutrition
Serving size: 404g
Energy kJ (kcal) 1737 (415)
Protein (g) 29.0
Fat (g) 20.4
Saturated (g) 6.6
Carbohydrate (g) 27.7
Sugars (g) 26.6
Sodium (mg) 547
Iron (mg) 5.0
Zinc (mg) 5.3
Vitamin B12 (ug) 3.2
Vitamin D (ug) 0.3
Selenium (ug) 10.1

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