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Spooky Spiced Burgers

Spooky Spiced Burgers

with scary sweet potatoes

It's no trick! In fact, these cheesy Mexican spiced burgers are really more of a treat. Served with spooky sweet potato faces, this truly is a meal fit for a Halloween feast.

Tags:
Family Friendly
Eat Me First
Discovery
Allergens:
Milk
Egg
Soya
Wheat
Mustard
Total Time40 minutes
Cooking Time30 minutes
DifficultyMedium

Ingredients

Serving amount

2 unit(s)

Brioche Buns

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

240 grams

Pork Mince

1 pack(s)

Breadcrumbs

(Contains Wheat)

½ sachet(s)

Mustard

(Contains Mustard)

50 grams

Grated Cheese

(Contains Milk)

2 unit(s)

Sweet Potato

1 unit(s)

Tomato

1 sachet(s)

Aioli

(Contains Egg, Mustard)

1 sachet(s)

Mexican Style Spice Mix

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Oil

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

to taste

Water

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kJ)4063 kJ
Energy (kcal)971 kcal
Fat44.8 g
of which saturates13.4 g
Carbohydrate97.3 g
of which sugars19.1 g
Dietary Fiber0.1 g
Protein42.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt2.23 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

Make the Scary Sweet Potatoes
1
  • Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°C fan/gas mark 9.
  • Chop the sweet potato widthways into 1cm thick rounds.
  • Using a knife, carefully carve eyes and a mouth into each slice to make scary sweet potato faces.
  • On a lined baking tray, toss with salt, pepper and a drizzle of oil.
  • Cook on the top shelf of the oven until golden, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through.

TIP: If you aren't into scary stuff, cut the sweet potatoes into wedges and cook as above.

Get Prepped
2
  • Thinly slice the tomato.
Form the Burgers
3
  • Mix the pork mince, half the mustard (double for 4p), Mexican spice, breadcrumbs and 2 tbsp water (double for 4p) in a large bowl. 
  • Add a generous pinch of salt and pepper and mix everything together by hand until well combined.
  • Form the mixture into evenly-sized burgers—1 per person. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw meat.

TIP: The burgers will shrink a little as they cook.

Fry the Burgers
4
  • Place a pan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once the pan is hot, fry the burgers until cooked through and nicely browned on each side, 12-15 mins total.
  • Turn every 2-3 mins. IMPORTANT: Burgers are cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
Melt the Cheese
5
  • Once cooked, pop the cheese on top of the burgers, pressing it down gently so it stays in place.
  • Reduce the heat to low, add a splash of water to the pan and cover with a lid or some tin foil.
  • Allow the cheese melt, 2-3 mins, then remove the pan from the heat. 
  • Meanwhile, pop the burger buns into the oven to warm through, 2-3 mins.
Assemble Your Burgers
6
  • Spread aioli over the cut side of each bun.
  • Divide tomato slices between bun bases.
  • Place a cheesy burger on top.
  • Close with the bun lid.
  • Serve with the scary sweet potato faces alongside.