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Turkey, spinach & stilton burger

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Turkey and spinach burger
Turkey and spinach burger
  • Serves: 8

  • Cooking time:

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

A great, cheap meal for family and friends. Spinach and cheese are calcium-richm but remember cheese is high in fat too.

Ingredients

  • 250gfresh spinach or 200g frozen spinach, thawed
  • 50g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 500g minced turkey
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 75g stilton cheese
  • 1tsp olive oil

If you're using frozen spinach, squeeze out excessive water once thawed. You could also use Cheshire or Feta cheese.

Method

  1. Put the washed spinach into a steamer and cook for about 4-5 mins, until wilted, turn the spinach over half way to cook evenly. Remove from the heat and
  2. press out as much excess water as possible.
  3. Turn the spinach onto a board then chop into small pieces. This can also be done in a food processor, but be careful not to over process - just pulse or chop.
  4. Transfer into a bowl and add the breadcrumbs, mix together to break up the
  5. spinach.
  6. Add the turkey and seasoning, crumble in the cheese and mix together. Form into 8 burgers shapes.
  7. Heat either a heavy based frying pan or griddle pan, lightly brush the burgers with oil or spray, cook the burgers over a medium heat for 5 mins on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
  8. Serve with salad leaves and tomato salsa and wholemeal bread baps if desired.

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