Italian burger bang recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 4 mins to cook
  • 493 calories / serving
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A juicy Italian-style beef burger that's bursting full of aromatic herbs and ideal for a summer barbecue. This delicious burger features an Italian mayonnaise with olives and fresh basil.

Place all the burger ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well.

Divide into 4 balls and flatten with the palm of your hand. Grill the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side.

Meanwhile, mix together the mayonnaise, olives and basil. Season with freshly ground black pepper.

Serve the burgers in toasted ciabatta rolls with a spoonful of Italian mayo and garnish with rocket leaves.

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  • Ingredients

  • For the burgers

  • 500g lean minced beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped (or dried parsley)
  • 1 tbsp thyme, finely chopped (or dried thyme)
  • 1 tbsp rosemary, finely chopped (or dried rosemary)
  • black pepper to taste
  • 4 dollops* light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp pitted black olives, chopped (10 olives)
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • black pepper to taste
  • To serve

  • 4 ciabatta rolls
  • 70g rocket leaves
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  • Energy 1920kj 493kcal 25%
  • Fat 21.6g 31%
  • Saturates 6.7g 34%
  • Sugars 3.7g 4%
  • Salt 1.7g 28%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 39.8g Protein 37.1g Fibre 3.9g


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