Beef and salsa burgers

Introducing our delicious Beef & Salsa Burgers recipe – the perfect guilt-free alternative to your usual takeaway meal. Not only are these burgers incredibly tasty, but they are also low in fat, making them a healthier option. Packed with the goodness of lean beef and a vibrant, flavorful salsa, every bite is a touch of deliciousness. These burgers satisfy your cravings without compromising on nutrition. Our recipe is easy to make at home and provides a simple yet satisfying meal that you can enjoy guilt-free. Treat yourself to these delicious burgers and elevate your dining experience!


  • 300g lean ground beef
  • 50g wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 50g carrots, grated
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • small handful of parsley, leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns
  • small pot of tomato sauce


Healthy benefits
With fresh ingredients, leaner cuts of meat and
The decision to grill, grill or roast instead of frying makes
Homemade “takeaways” with less saturated fat, salt and sugar. When you cook from scratch, you also reduce your intake of additives and preservatives while helping to retain much of the food’s nutritional content.Healthy grilling
Grilling on a wire rack is the healthiest way to prepare burgers. You don’t need any additional oil or fat
can drip off the meat
Storage below.

Preparation steps

  1. Heat the grill to medium heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients and season well.
  3. Form 4 burgers from the mixture and place them on a baking tray.
  4. Grill the burgers for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through.
  5. Keep the finished burgers warm.
  6. Divide each burger bun in half.
  7. Lightly toast the cut sides of the buns by placing them under the broiler for 1 minute.
  8. Fill the toasted rolls with some salad.
  9. Top the salad with a burger.
  10. Add a good dollop of tomato salsa to the burger.

Nutritional Information

313 10g 4g 35g 5g 3g 24g 1.99g

Equipment and tools

To prepare the Beef & Salsa Burgers you will need the following equipment and tools:

  • Large mixing bowl
  • grater
  • dulcimer
  • Knife
  • sheet
  • Wire frame
  • frying pan
  • spatula

Allergen information

The Beef & Salsa Burgers recipe contains the following allergens:

  • Gluten (from whole grain breadcrumbs and burger buns)

Storage and leftovers

After cooking, the Beef & Salsa Burgers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To store leftovers, follow these steps:

  1. Allow the burgers to cool completely.
  2. Place them in an airtight container.
  3. Refrigerate.

To reheat the burgers, you can either microwave them or place them in a preheated oven for a few minutes until heated through.

Healthy Benefits of Beef and Salsa Burgers

When it comes to homemade takeout, it’s important to make nutritious choices. By using fresh ingredients, leaner cuts of meat, and choosing to grill or broil rather than fry, you can significantly reduce the amount of saturated fat, salt, and sugar in your meals. Additionally, cooking from scratch allows you to avoid additives and preservatives commonly found in packaged foods while preserving the nutritional content of the ingredients.

Using fresh ingredients

One of the key factors in making a healthier beef salsa burger is using fresh ingredients. By choosing fresh, unprocessed meat, you can avoid excess sodium, preservatives and unhealthy fats often found in packaged burgers. Fresh meat also tends to be leaner, giving you a good source of protein without any added calories or cholesterol.

Lean cuts of meat

Choosing lean cuts of meat, such as lean ground beef, will further increase the healthiness of your burger. Lean meat contains less fat and fewer calories, making it a better choice for those looking to maintain weight or lose weight. Additionally, these cuts of meat typically contain more protein and less saturated fat, which contributes to improved heart health.

Grilling instead of frying

When preparing your beef and salsa burgers, grilling them on a wire rack is the healthiest method. Unlike frying, grilling does not require additional oil, keeping the fat content to a minimum. Excess fat from the meat can drip off into the shell below, further reducing the calorie and fat content of your burger. Grilling also helps preserve the meat’s natural flavor and provides a satisfying, charred texture.

By following these healthier cooking practices and using fresh, high-quality ingredients, your homemade beef salsa burgers can be a delicious and nutritious choice. So fire up the grill, make your salsa, and enjoy a flavorful, guilt-free burger.

Recipe yield:

  • 300g lean ground beef
  • 50g wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 50g carrots, grated
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • Small handful of parsley, leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns
  • Small pot of tomato sauce

Note: Specific measurements and ingredients can be adjusted to suit personal preferences and dietary needs.

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