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Beef and Beetroot Burgers

Beef and Beetroot Burgers

Here’s a burger with a twist and packed full of flavour. The addition of chopped Wattie’s Beetroot into the mince mixture makes for a really juicy patty. Assemble burgers with your favourite toppings including our tasty pickled onions (trust us on this one!).

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Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Cooking Time:
8-10 minutes


1 onion, finely chopped
450g can Wattie's Sliced Beetroot, drained
500g lean beef mince
1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (2 slices toast bread)
1/4 cup chopped parsley
2 Tbsp prepared horseradish
1 egg
8 burger buns, cut in half and toasted

Toppings of your choice:
Lettuce leaves
Pickled red onions*
Beef and Beetroot Burgers


  • Heat a dash of oil in a pan and cook the onion over a low heat until soft. Set aside to cool.
  • Finely chop Wattie’s Sliced Beetroot and put into a mixing bowl. Add beef mince, cooked onion, breadcrumbs, parsley, horseradish and egg. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Form into 8 burger patties. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a little oil in a frying pan and cook the burger patties over a medium low heat for approx. 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked.
  • Serve in toasted buns with toppings of your choice: lettuce, gherkins, pickled red onions*, HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise and an extra dollop of horseradish if wished.
  • Tip!

    * Pickled red onions: Combine ¼ cup red wine vinegar, ¼ cup cold water, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Add 1 thinly sliced red onion and allow to sit for 1 hour. Drain before serving.

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