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Cheeseburgers with sweet potato fries recipe

Cheeseburgers with sweet potato fries recipe

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Kids will wolf down these hearty cheeseburgers for lunch or dinner and you'll love making them too; they are super easy and ready in 30 minutes. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 573 calories / serving


  • 1 sweet potato, cut into 1cm thick wedges
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 250g 5% fat beef mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely crushed
  • ½ onion, finely chopped
  • 25g lighter mature Cheddar, grated
  • 2 wholemeal baps, sliced in half
  • ¼ iceberg lettuce, finely shredded
  • 1 loose vine tomato, sliced
If you don't have mince, cut open some sausages instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    14g 20%
  • Saturates

    6g 30%
  • Sugars

    15g 16%
  • Salt

    1.5g 25%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 69.3g Protein 41.9g Fibre 10.4g


  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Toss the sweet potato in the oil on a large baking tray and roast for 20 mins. 
  2. Meanwhile, mix the mince, garlic and onion together until well combined. Shape into 2 beef patties, roughly 1cm thick, and place on a baking tray. 
  3. Preheat the grill to high. Cook the burgers under the grill for 5 mins on each side. Top with the Cheddar and grill for 1-2 mins until melted. 
  4. Fill the baps with the mayonnaise, lettuce, beef patties and tomato. Serve with the sweet potato wedges and any extra lettuce and tomato on the side.

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Cooking for children: There are no reference intakes for children and all of these recipes are based on recommendations for an adult woman's portion size. In children of different ages, there is variation in their energy (calorie) requirements and nutrient recommendations. If you are interested in which portion size is best for your child, you can visit the School Food Standards.

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