• 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 500 g British beef mince
  • 30 g Cheddar, cut into small cubes
  • 1 free-range egg, beaten
  • Tomatoes, lettuce and relishes to serve
  • 4 white burger buns. to serve


  1. 1

    In a frying pan, fry the onion gently in 1 tsp oil for about 5 mins or until really soft. Put into a bowl and leave to cool.

  2. 2

    Add the mince, cheese, egg and some freshly ground black pepper, and mix together.

  3. 3

    Shape the mixture into 2 large burgers for two adults and 2 smaller burgers for two toddlers. (You could freeze them now if you wanted to or just put them onto a plate, cover, and put into the fridge.)

  4. 4

    Heat the rest of the oil in the frying pan and fry the burgers or grill under a hot grill for 4-5 mins each side for the large burgers and 3-4 mins each side for the smaller burgers, or until cooked through.

Nutritional Details

Each serving provides
  • Energy 1302kj 311kcal 16%
  • Fat 10.8g 15%
  • Saturates 3.5g 18%
  • Sugars 7.6g 8%
  • Salt 1.0g 17%

% of the Reference Intakes

Typical values per 100g: Energy 657kj/157kcal

Each serving provides

40.1g carbohydrate 2.5g fibre 11.9g protein

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