Home-made Beef Burgers

You can buy burger patties from your butchers or supermarket, but you have to check the ingredients some retailers add flours, breadcrumbs and additives to the meat. By making your own, you can guarantee tasty burgers full of good fat and avoid the unnecessary additives.

Makes 4 burgers


  • 2 sprigs rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 2 heaped tbsp parmesan
  • 500g beef mince
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Combine all of the ingredients together with your hands, breaking up the mince to ensure everything is thoroughly mixed.
  2. Separate the mixture into 4 even portions.
  3. Roll each portion into a ball and squish each ball into a patty shape.
  4. Put the patties into an airtight container and put into the fridge for at least 30 minutes (this helps keep their shape when cooking)
  5. When ready to eat, heat up a frying pan with the olive oil and fry the burgers for 5 minutes on both sides.

Tip: You can use this recipe for our Cheese and Bacon Burger stack recipe here, or get creative and add your own toppings! These could be avocado, tomato, gherkins, pulled pork, blue cheese.

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