Pesto-Flavoured Beef Burgers

Pesto-Flavoured Beef Burgers

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Pesto-Flavoured Beef Burgers

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time10 minutes


  • 500 g beef mince
  • 10 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 8 black olives, roughly chopped
  • 1 sachet KNORR Three Cheese Sauce
  • 1 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 30 ml basil pesto
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely sliced
  • pinch sugar
  • pinch Robertsons Salt, to taste
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • Wild rocket


  • Mix the beef mince, spring onions, olives, dry contents of the sachet of KNORR Three Cheese Sauce, garlic and basil pesto together, season well and shape into patties.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a heavy-based frying pan and sauté the onions until soft and sticky, adding a pinch of sugar and Robertsons Salt to taste.
  • Set aside.
  • Heat the rest of the olive oil in the same pan and fry the burger patties for about 4 minutes a side or until well done.
  • Butter hot crispy rolls and layer with sliced tomato, beef patty, sticky onions and then top with the rocket.