The ultimate PGI Welsh Beef lean burger

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Friday 9th November 2018


For the sweet potato ‘bun’

400g sweet potato, finely grated

2 medium eggs

50g wholemeal flour

2 tsp dried thyme

Salt and pepper to season

Oil for frying

Welsh Beef burger

500g lean minced PGI Welsh Beef

1 dessert spoon wholegrain mustard

Salt and pepper to season

Oil for frying

1 avocado, smashed and seasoned

1 handful of spinach

4 tbsp caramelised onion chutney

Kale crisps

Kale, washed, chopped and stalks removed

1 tbsp garlic salt

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp brown sugar

1 tbsp oil


Mix the ingredients for the sweet potato (apart from the oil) in a large mixing bowl and divide into 8 patties. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, and fry the patties for 3 minutes each side (or until browned).

Mix the Welsh Beef burger ingredients (apart from the oil) in a mixing bowl, divide into 4 and shape into four large thin burgers. Add the oil to the non-stick frying pan and cook the Welsh Beef burgers for 4 -5 minutes each side, until cooked through.

Layer the spinach, avocado, Welsh Beef burger and caramelised onion on a sweet potato pattie, and top with a second sweet potato patty.

Meanwhile, mix the kale with all of the ingredients in a bowl, spread evenly on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven 200C/Gas mark 5 for around 3 minutes (until crisp). Serve with the Welsh Beef burger.

Recipe Information

Serves 4
Calories 445 kcals
Cooking Time

Nutrition Information

Per portion

Energy 1874 kj

Calories 445 kcal

Fat 16g (of which saturates 4.6g)

Iron 4mg

Zinc 6.5mg

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