Turkey, beetroot and chickpea burgers

Turkey, beetroot and chickpea burgers
  • Serves icon Makes 8 burgers
  • Time icon Ready in 25 min

The whole family will love this healthy, budget-friendly post-Christmas recipe that uses up leftover turkey and apple sauce in tasty burgers.

Looking for more ways to cook turkey mince? Try one of these six easy turkey mince recipes.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
139kcals
Fat
4.5g (0.6g saturated)
Protein
18.2g
Carbohydrates
7g (2.1g sugars)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
0.3g
Calories
139kcals
Fat
4.5g (0.6g saturated)
Protein
18.2g
Carbohydrates
7g (2.1g sugars)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
0.3g

PER BURGER

Ingredients

  • 400g tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 500g turkey mince or chicken mince
  • 2 medium ready-cooked beetroot, coarsely grated
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp apple sauce
  • 3 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Method

  1. Pulse the chickpeas in a food processor until roughly chopped. Transfer to a bowl and mix with the mince, beetroot, onion, fennel seeds, apple sauce and fresh parsley. Season and form into 8 burgers.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a frying pan and cook the burgers for 6-7 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  3. Serve in toasted buns topped with rocket and mayonnaise.

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