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Naked burger recipe

Naked burger recipe

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Barbecued sweet potato rounds are the hero of this burger recipe. Add a succulent beef burger, cheddar cheese, avocado and quick pickled cucumbers and you've got a low carb burger recipe for any night of the week. The beetroot and carrot salad and the cucumber will benefit from being made a few hours ahead, which leaves you time to enjoy the sunshine! See method

  • Serves 4
  • 30 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 769 calories / serving


For the pickle

  • 1 small cucumber, sliced very finely or using a mandolin
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar

For the salad

  • 1 x 200g pack grated carrot or 2 whole carrots, grated
  • 1 beetroot, raw, peeled and grated
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 handful of coriander and dill, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon

For the burger

  • 1 large sweet potato, cut into rounds
  • a drizzle of olive oil
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 1 large avocado, sliced, to serve
  • frilly lettuce, to serve
  • 4 Tesco Finest ultimate brisket & chuck burgers
If you don't have any Cheddar, try using another hard cheese

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    55g 78%
  • Saturates

    17g 86%
  • Sugars

    13g 14%
  • Salt

    1.8g 31%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 32.1g Protein 36.9g Fibre 8.7g


  1. Preheat the grill to its highest setting or light the barbecue.
  2. Mix the cucumber vinegar and sugar together and set aside to pickle.
  3. Meanwhile, mix together the salad ingredients and toss well and leave to one side to marinate, while you prepare the rest of the dish.
  4. Rub the sweet potato rounds with a little olive oil, and barbecue or place on a baking tray and grill for 10-12 mins each side until cooked through and slightly charred.
  5. Cook the burgers according to the pack instructions, placing a piece of cheese on top of the burger the last 2 mins of cooking.
  6. To serve, place a sweet potato round on plate and top with frilly lettuce, a burger, sliced avocado and the pickled cucumber. Serve with salad on the side.

See more Beef burger recipes

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