05 Mar

Cheeky Cheesy Quorn Burger

Cheeky Cheesy Quorn Burger

Serves 4
Prep time 25 minutes
Cook time 8 minutes
Total time 33 minutes
Portion Size 225g
Nutrition Per Portion
Calories Sugar Fat Saturates Salt
252 9g 8.4g 3.5g 2g
Serves: 4
Calories: 252
Time: 33 mins

Ingredients

  • 250g Quorn Meat Free Mince
  • 150g Shallots (Finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Parsley (Chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Mint (Chopped)
  • 75g Breadcrumbs (Fresh white)
  • 2 pinches Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 pinches Black Ground Pepper
  • 1 1/2 Eggs (Beaten)
  • 4 x 25g Slices Cheeky Cow Mature Half Fat Cheese
  • 8 Leaves of Cos or Iceberg lettuces
  • 1/2 Large Tomato (Sliced)
  • 40g Red Onion (Sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons English Mustard or Mustard of Choice
  • 8 Small Cornichons (Pickled Gherkins)

Directions

Advanced Prep
1 Prepare ingredients as directed. Pre heat an electric grill pan or a hot grill.
Method
2 Place all the burger ingredients, herbs and peppers into a large bowl and bind with the egg.
3 Divide the mix into 4 even portions and form into burgers using the cutters and flattening with your hand and cling film or kitchen paper discs. Place on a suitable tray, wrap with cling film and refrigerate until required for use.
4 Place on the pre-heated grill and cook for 3-4 minute on each side.
5 Remove and serve.

Note

Equipment: Electric grill pan, spatula x 1, mixing bowl, 10cm (4") ring/cutter, clingfilm, cutting board, kitchen knife, scales.

Cheeky Service Hint:
Serve on the on the lettuce topped with the cheeky cheese, tomato slices and onion rings. You can serve the ketchup and mustard separately or smear on top of the burgers. You can serve with burger buns of choice.

Cheeky Handy Hint:
This burger recipe can be converted into cheesy Quorn balls by grating the cheese and, mixing with the burger ingredients and forming into even sized balls.

Cheeky Healthy Hint:
Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Quorn is very low in saturated fat and high in fibre.

Cheeky Cow Half Fat Mature Cheese has 50% less fat and saturated fat than mature cheddar, 36% less calories and 19% more protein and 13% more calcium.

Mint (Spearmint) is low in Saturated Fat and very low in Cholesterol and is also a good source of Protein, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

Parsley - is low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and is also a good source of Protein, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

Lettuce (crisp leaf) - is low in Sodium, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and is also a good source of Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Iron and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese. A large portion of the calories in lettuce come from sugars.

Tomatoes are low in Sodium and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and are also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fibre, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium and Manganese. A large portion of the calories in tomatoes come from sugars.

Added salt is not recommended but if used keep to a minimum.