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Homemade burgers

Written by Sophie

As someone who can’t eat gluten, it feels like such a hardship that I can’t even eat burgers as they always use wheat flour!  So as a Friday night treat, my boyfriend and I decided to make our own at home..

Ingredients (makes 3 large burgers):

250g Lean mince (organic if possible)

1 Egg

1 tbsp Wholegrain mustard (or any other mustard)

1 Small onion finely chopped

1 tsp Mixed herbs

1 tbsp Cornflour (or any other flour would work as this just helps to dry it out a bit)

Salt & Pepper for seasoning

Oil for cooking (1 tsp)

Directions:

Put everything together in a bowl and mix together with your hands, ensuring that the mince mixture becomes as smooth and combined as possible (or get someone else to do it for you 🙂 )

IMG_7473 Divide the mixture into 3 portions and mould into patties.

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Place these on a plate in the fridge for 10 minutes to allow them to ‘set’ and absorb the flavours.

Heat the pan with the oil, then place all 3 burgers in the pan.  Cook for around 5-6 minutes on each side, depending on how well done you like them.

Serve with lettuce as a wrap around the burger or a gluten-free burger bun 🙂

To make the burger even better we had homemade salsa (blended cherry tomatoes, garlic clove and green chilli) and avocado dip (avocado mashed with a garlic clove and chilli flakes), light sour cream and a slither of Grand Padano cheese.IMG_7475

On the side we had roasted sweet potato, broccoli, cauliflower, red pepper and red onion.

Calories per serving (just of the burger patty): 160:                   

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