A great, cheap meal for family and friends. Spinach and cheese are calcium-richm but remember cheese is high in fat too.
- 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
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
press out as much excess water as possible.
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.
Transfer into a bowl and add the breadcrumbs, mix together to break up the
Add the turkey and seasoning, crumble in the cheese and mix together. Form into 8 burgers shapes.
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.
Serve with salad leaves and tomato salsa and wholemeal bread baps if desired.
If you're using frozen spinach, squeeze out excessive water once thawed. You could also use Cheshire or Feta cheese.