Spicy beef burgers are splendid for those who like a bit of kick to there food. They’re quick and easy to make and can be ready and cooked in under 50 minutes.

Serves              4

Prep                 30 minutes

                       

Ingredients:

 

·         450g/16oz lean beef mince

·         2 garlic cloves, crushed

·         1 tsp tomato ketchup

·         1 tsp mustard

·         1 egg, lightly beaten

·         1 red chilli, finely chopped

·         1 small onion, finely diced

·         2 spring onions, sliced

·         handful basil leaves, chopped

·         olive oil for frying

 

Directions
  • In a large bowl mix together the mince, garlic, tomato ketchup, mustard, egg, chilli and onion.

 

  • Dive in with your hands and mix until the ingredients are well blended.

 

  • Just before cooking, add the spring onions and basil to the mixture and divide into four patties.

 

  • Heat a little olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the burgers.

 

  • Reverse them once only, cooking for about 5-6 minutes each side. (Alternatively you can cook them under a grill for the same time turning half way through.)

 

  • Serve with burger buns and salad.
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