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Beef Burgers with Sweet & Sour Aubergine

Makes a very special burger for any occasion

4 people
15 min
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    512 kcals
  • protein
    33g
  • iron
    4.6mg
  • carbs
    71g

Ingredients

    • 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
    • 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

Main

    • 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
    • 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

Method

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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.

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Method

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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.