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Spicy Mexican Burger with Egg and Red Bean Salsa

Preparation time 10 mins Serves 4 people


  • 400g Lean beef mince
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 small Onion (diced)
  • ½ cup Bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Ground cumin
  • 2 cloves Garlic (crushed)
  • 4 Wholemeal pita bread (small and toasted)
  • 1 Tomato (diced)
  • ½ Red onion (diced)
  • 1 can Kidney beans (200g)
  • ½ bunch Coriander (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • ½ Lemon (juiced)
  • 4 Green oak lettuce leaves
  • 4 Eggs (fried in an egg ring)
  • Spray oil (to fry eggs)


Place beef mince into a bowl add egg, onion, crumbs, chilli, cumin, garlic, and mix well. Divide mixture into four equal amounts and form into patties and grill gently on a BBQ or pan fry until cooked. In a bowl combine tomato, onion, beans, coriander, olive oil and lemon juice, mix well. Place pita bread on to a plate, top with lettuce, beef patty, bean salsa and egg.


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