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Beef Burger


350g lean minced beef

1 carrot, large, grated

2 medium zucchini, grated

2 slices wholemeal bread, made into crumbs

2 tablespoons parsley, chopped

1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs

1 egg, beaten

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, large, sliced

6 hamburgers buns

2 tablespoons grainy mustard

2 tomatoes, sliced

6 small lettuce leaves

6 slices canned beetroot

Mixed herbs to taste


Combine beef, carrot, zucchini, breadcrumbs, parsley, herbs and eggs.

Form into 6 patties. Grill or barbecue, using moderate heat, for about 5 to 6 minutes on each side.

While burgers are cooking, heat oil and cook onion, stirring several times.

Split and toast buns. Spread top half of each with mustard.

Assemble burgers by placing a lettuce leave on one half each hamburger bun, adding a burger patty, onions, sliced tomatoes and beetroot.

Top with remaining half of bun.

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