Better For You Burger Patties

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Prep: 10 min
Dietary: ,
Cost: $$


  • 500 grams lean beef mince
  • 1 onion diced or grated
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 zucchini grated, squeeze excess moisture
  • 2 tablespoons dried mixed herbs
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 400 grams tinned lentils rinsed and drained
  • 2 slice multigrain bread


  1. Place mince, onion, grated carrot, zucchini, dried herbs and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl.
  2. Roughly mash lentils with a fork and add to the mince.
  3. Wet bread with water and squeeze to remove excess moisture. Add this to the mince and use hands to mix until well combined.
  4. Shape mince into patties using a ½ cup measurement as a guide.
  5. Cook patties for about 10 minutes or until cooked through on a frypan or the barbecue.
  6. Assemble burger on a roll with your choice of salads.

Serves in 1 portion

  • Vegetables0.5
  • Lean meat or Alternatives1.5


Try using chicken or pork mince as a variation to beef burgers.

Add other mashed tinned beans like cannellini and kidney beans.

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