Baby beef and Apple Burgers

Quick and easy to prepare. Home-made burgers freeze beautifully and are much healthier than shop-bought.

Cooking: 15 minutes | Preparation: 10 minutes | Makes 6 portions | Suitable from 12 months (6 months for the burger on its own) | Suitable for freezing

  • 10 Portions

  • 25 mins

    prep time
  • 10 mins

    Cook time
  • suitable for freezing


  • 450g lean beef mince
  • 1 small eating apple, peeled, chopped and grated
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp marmite (optional for children over 12 months)
  • 1 Piccolo beef stock cube
  • 25 g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • In a large bowl add the minced beef, grated apple, herbs, crumbled stock cube, marmite if using, egg and breadcrumbs. Mix until well combined.
  • Divide into 6 portions and shape into burgers, pressing the patties tightly together. Dust the burgers with the flour.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the burgers over a medium heat for about 6-8 minutes each side, until cooked through.
  • To Serve: 4 burger buns, rolls or bread muffins, sliced tomatoes and lettuce, relish or pickles, sweet potato wedges