Ever crave burger and chips, but know it won’t fill you up and will shoot you wildly off course of your daily macros? Well now you can have a filling, delicious and better value Healthy Burger and Chips whenever you desire!

This recipe is for five, so simply divide or multiply the ingredients list to create your preferred amount of servings. Or make five for yourself and store for later #BurgerDayEveryDay.

 

Ingredients (to serve 5):

Chips:

  • 500g sweet potato,
  • 500g white potato (used Maris Piper Potatoes from Waitrose),
  • 25g Olive Oil,
  • 5g Vinegar (balsamic or malt),
  • Pink salt and paprika.

Burgers:

  • 1000g extra lean steak mince,
  • 2 medium whole eggs,
  • 1 medium egg white,
  • 100g low-fat mozzarella,
  • 30g basil pesto,
  • Oregano and sage.

Directions:

Chips:

  • Scrub all potatoes and remove ends/horrible bits.
  • Slice into 3-4” length pieces, 1 cm thick, of varying heights (your preference).
  • Place into a large mixing bowl and add olive oil and vinegar.
  • Mix well till all chips are ‘brushed’.
  • Add seasoning (don’t be shy!).
  • Place on a baking tray evenly spread out.
  • Pre heat (electric fan) oven to 200 degrees.
  • Cook for 25-30 minutes, then turn all chips, and cook for a further 10-15 minutes (longer for a crispier chip!).

chips

Burgers: (start preparing around 20 minutes after you have put the chips in the oven)

Making and properly shaping these stuffed burgers is made a lot easier with a simple burger press.

  • Place mince into a large mixing bowl and break up with a fork,
  • Add all eggs and white,
  • Mix well,
  • Add oregano and sage and mix through.

 

  • Slice mozzarella into 5 pieces,
  • Evenly divide pesto onto the mozzarella.

cheese

 

  • Weigh out around 225g of mince into a separate bowl, and divide two even sections,
  • Shape a burger with one half, then place the mozzarella and pesto on top in the centre, and place the other remaining half of the mince on top- enclosing the filling.
  • Repeat four more times!

burger

  • Turn on and oil your George Foreman Grill; brush with coconut oil or use an olive oil spray.
  • Place burgers into foreman for 5-7 minutes.
  • (Cooking time on a barbeque: 10-15 minutes).

 

The burger and chips go well with:

  • Wholemeal baps, tomato and gherkin
  • Mixed salad,
  • Homemade mayonnaise,
  • Spinach.

 

Voila! Dinner for a hungry family of five, or a very, very hungry couple, is served!

healthy burger and chips

 

Macronutrient Breakdown (per meal): excluding baps and extras!

Protein: 54g

Carbohydrates: 38g

Fats: 17g

 

As always tweet your creations to @LDN_Muscle and @MB_LDNM, we expect some uber-whopper burgers from you bulkers!