Beef Burgers with Sweet & Sour Aubergine

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  Beef Burgers with Sweet & Sour Aubergine

 Makes a very special burger for any occasion 

Beef Burgers with Sweet & Sour Aubergine

Serves 4 


  • 450g lean minced beef
  • 1 onion, finely chopped, sautéed in a little oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablesp. basil, chopped
  • Salt & black pepper

Sweet & Sour Aubergine 

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2-3 shallots/1 onion, chopped
  • 1 aubergine, diced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded, diced
  • 1 tablesp. soy sauce
  • 1 tablesp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablesp. lemon juice
  • 125ml tomato juice
  • 1 teasp. sugar
  • Handful basil, chopped

To Cook

Combine burger ingredients and shape into 4 burgers. Barbecue or grill until fully cooked - 8-10 mins.

Meanwhile make up the Aubergine Sauce - heat the oil, sauté the shallots, aubergine and pepper until just soft. Add the soy, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, tomato juice, sugar and basil. Simmer for 4-5 mins. Taste for seasoning.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with the burgers plus rice or baked potatoes.

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Protein: 33g 

Carbohydrates: 71g 

Fat: 12g 

Iron: 4.6mg 

Energy: 512 kcals