Beetroot Burgers

Beetroot Burger served on a toasted brioche bun, with mayonnaise, sliced avocado and watercress
  • 4 servings
  • 60 minutes to prepare
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  • For the Burgers
  • 500g cooked beetroot, grated
  • 125g oats
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2tbsp flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 2tbsp dill, chopped
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2tsp pepper
  • To serve
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 4tsp mayonnaise
  • 50g watercress
  • 1 avocado, sliced (be careful!)
  • 4 radishes, sliced
  • Watercress to garnish


Delicious vegetarian beetroot burgers in a glorious colour!

  1. Place the grated beetroot into a couple of sheets of kitchen paper, squeeze out any excess moisture and place into a mixing bowl.
  2. Add all of the remaining burger ingredients and mix well. Chill the mix in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  3. Once chilled, divide the mix into 4 large patties and shape into equal sized burgers. Place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper and chill for 15 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (fan)/400°F/gas mark 6. Cook the burgers in the pre-heated oven for 20 minutes.
  5. To serve, slice each brioche burger bun in half and warm in a griddle pan. Spread a teaspoon of mayonnaise on the base of each bun, top with a little watercress and a beetroot burger. Garnish each burger with sliced avocado, radish and extra watercress.

Chefs Tip
These are a great veggie choice for BBQ season. Cook the burgers in the oven for 10 minutes to set before cooking on the BBQ until piping hot.