Monday, 23 June 2014

Bacon Burger with a BBQ Style Relish

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 400g extra lean minced beef less than 5% fat
  • 2 tsp freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • Green salad leaves
  • 4 x 60g wholemeal rolls

To make to relish:

  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp mild chilli powder
  • 225g passata
  • 3 tbsp sweetener
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  1. Finely slice the spring onions, place in a bowl with the beef, parsley and seasoning. Combine with your hands and shape into 4 burgers about 10cm in diameter. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Make the relish. Deseed and chop the pepper, chop the tomatoes, mix with the barbecue seasoning and chives, cover and chill.
  3. Place the burgers under a medium/hot grill for 6-7 minutes on each side until cooked through. Add the bacon for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Layer the salad leaves, bacon, burger and relish in the rolls and serve immediately.
  4. To make the relish:

    Spray a pan with the low calorie cooking spray and sauté the onion and chilli powder over a high heat for 5 minutes until softened.

    Stir in the remaining ingredients, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Check the seasoning before serving hot or cold.
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