Beef Burger with Eggplant and Rocket

BBQ Recipes, Beef, Features

Nutritional count per serving 19.3g total fat (6.4g saturated fat); 2546kJ (609 cal); 61.8g carbohydrate; 42.6g protein; 7.5g fibre

  • Prep Time:35m
  • Cooking Time:35m
  • Serves:4
Ingredients
  • ¹⁄³ cup (95g) yogurt
  • ¹⁄³ cup (80g) hummus
  • 1 medium eggplant (300g)
  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 small brown onion (80g), chopped finely
  • 1 fresh small red thai chilli, chopped finely
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
  • ½ cup (35g) stale breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 loaf turkish bread (430g), cut into quarters
  • 40g baby rocket leaves
Method
  1. Combine yogurt and hummus in small bowl.
  2. Cut eggplant into 6 slices lengthways; discard two skin-side pieces.
  3. Combine beef, garlic, paste, onion, chilli, basil, breadcrumbs and egg in large bowl; shape mixture into four patties. Cook patties and eggplant, in batches, on heated oiled barbecue until browned both sides and cooked through.
  4. Halve bread pieces horizontally; toast bread on heated oiled barbecue. Spread cut-sides with yogurt mixture; sandwich rocket, eggplant and patties between toast pieces.
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