Love a good BBQ? Want to invite friends round but can't quite stretch to it? Well, we've got a bit of a gem of a recipe for you! Check out this budget burger recipe – it's an easy essential for any BBQ (and they taste better shop-bought ones too!).
Preparation time: 20 minutes, cooking time: 5-10 minutes, serves: 4-5
Total cost: approx. 64p per serving*
1 tsp cooking oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp tomato puree
500g beef mince
Breadcrumbs (1 slice)
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
Burger buns to serve
Cheese to serve (optional)
Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
Using your hands, shape the mixture into a patty and rub with oil.
Heat a frying pan until smoking hot and fry the burger for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.
Serve in a burger bun, with a slice of cheese, salad, and a squirt of ketchup – enjoy with friends and a glass of something refreshing!
*Prices from Tesco, correct at time of publishing.