Beef And Red Pepper Burgers



  • 450 g (1 lb) lean beef mince
  • 1 small onion, peeled and grated finely
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 small red pepper, deseeded and diced finely
  • ½ tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 2 tbs barbecue or sweet chilli sauce
  • 25-50 g (1-2 oz) fresh breadcrumbs
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbs sunflower or vegetable oil
  • To Garnish: salad leaves.
  • To Serve: ciabatta rolls; relish of choice.
Recipe courtesy of Simply Beef and Lamb.

We’re getting into barbecue weather now (except for today . . . ), which makes it the perfect time to share this simple recipe for Beef And Red Pepper Burgers.

(Barbecue is optional!)


  1. Place the minced beef in a large bowl. Add the onion, garlic, red pepper, herbs, barbecue or sweet chilli sauce and breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the seasoning and egg. Mix together thoroughly, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Pre-heat the grill to moderate.
  4. Using damp hands shape the mixture into 4-6 evenly sized burgers.
  5. Brush the burgers with a little oil and cook on the pre-heated grill for 4 to 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through and any meat juices run clear.
  6. Serve the burgers in ciabatta rolls garnished with salad leaves with a large spoonful of relish.

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