Toddler – Beef and Veggie Burger


Beef and Veggie Burgers
400g lean Irish minced beef
1 egg lightly beaten
1 small carrot, grated
1 small courgette, grated
black pepper
mixed herbs

To Serve
1 medium avocado
2 tsps lemon juice
8 small wholemeal buns
8 tomato slices
butter lettuce leaves
Irish tomato chutney (optional)




Place the minced beef, egg, carrot,and courgette into a medium bowl. Season with black pepper and mixed herbs.

Mix well with your hands and then shape into 8 small burgers.

Place the burgers on a tray lined with grease-proof paper, cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Preheat a greased (with rapeseed oil) grill pan or frying pan on medium heat.

Cook the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through.

Transfer to a plate, cover and keep warm.

To Serve:

Mash the avocado and lemon juice in a small bowl until smooth.

Lightly toast the burger buns.

Spread the base of the burger buns with the avocado mash.

Top each burger with lettuce and sliced tomato.

Add a thin spread of tomato chutney to the top of the lettuce and tomato if desired.


Nutritional Information

Energy: 252kcal

Protein: 19g

Fat: 11g

Carbohydrate: 22g

Source of Iron and Calcium