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Buttered Leek Beef Burger
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Buttered Leek Beef Burger

Buttered Leek Beef Burger

with homemade chips

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These juicy beef burgers may be super simple to prepare, but unexpected additions in the form of decadent buttered leeks and rich brioche buns ensure they're anything but ordinary.

Tags:
Family Friendly
Eat Me First
Allergens:
Milk
Egg
Soya
Wheat
Mustard
Barley
Total Time35 minutes
Cooking Time25 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

250 grams

Beef Mince

50 grams

Grated Cheese

(Contains Milk)

½ unit(s)

Leek

2 unit(s)

Brioche Buns

(Contains Milk, Egg, Soya, Wheat May be present Lupin, Nuts, Sesame)

3 unit(s)

Potatoes

1 sachet(s)

Aioli

(Contains Egg, Mustard)

1 sachet(s)

Mustard

(Contains Barley, Mustard, Wheat)

1 sachet(s)

Worcester Sauce

(Contains Soya)

1 pack(s)

Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Oil

to taste

Butter

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

to taste

Water

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kcal)1121 kcal
Energy (kJ)4689 kJ
Fat55.8 g
of which saturates17.9 g
Carbohydrate110.6 g
of which sugars12.6 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Protein45.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt4.12 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Baking Sheet with Baking Paper
Pan with Lid

Instructions

Cook the Chips
1
  • Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°C fan/gas mark 9.
  • Chop the potatoes lengthways into 1cm slices, then into 1cm wide chips (no need to peel).
  • Pop the chips onto a large (lined) baking tray.
  • Drizzle with oil, season with salt and pepper then toss to coat. Spread out in a single layer.
  • When the oven is hot, bake on the top shelf until golden, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through.

TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

Soften the Leeks
2
  • Trim the leek. Halve lengthways. Thinly slice half widthways (double for 4p).
  • Place a pan over medium heat with a knob of butter and a drizzle of oil.
  • Once hot, add the sliced leek and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook until softened, stirring occasionally, 6-8 mins.
  • Once softened, remove from the pan and set aside.
Form the Burgers
3
  • In a large bowl, combine the Worcester sauce, mustard and breadcrumbs.
  • Add 2 tsp water and ¼ tsp salt (double both for 4p).
  • Add the beef mince, season with pepper and mix everything together with your hands. 
  • Roll into evenly-sized balls, then shape into 1cm thick burgers—1 per person. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw mince.

TIP: The burgers will shrink a little during cooking.

Fry the Burgers
4
  • Return the pan to medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once hot, fry the burgers until browned on the outside and cooked through, 10-12 mins. Turn every 2-3 mins and adjust heat if needed.
  • Once cooked, remove the pan from the heat. IMPORTANT: Burgers are cooked when no longer pink in the middle. 
  • Place some cheese on top of each burger.
  • Cover the pan and set aside (off the heat) until the cheese melts, 3-4 mins.
Warm the Buns
5
  • While the burgers cook, pop the buns onto a baking tray.
  • Warm in the oven, 2-3 mins.

TIP: Keep an eye on them so they don't burn!

Dish Up
6
  • To assemble the burgers, spread a spoonful of aioli over each base bun.
  • Top with the cheesy beef burger and buttered leeks.
  • Close with the top bun
  • Serve with chips alongside.