Pork and sage burgers with apple rings

Easy home made mince pork burgers with apple rings – healthier than a takeaway!
Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Mid-price


    • 500g (1lb) minced pork
    • 1 small cooking apple, peeled, cored and grated
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 tablespoon light olive oil

To serve:

    • 2 dessert apples,cored and sliced
    • Little Gem lettuce leaves
    • 4 ciabatta rolls, halved and toasted


    1. Place the mince meat in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients,except the olive oil, and mix well.
    1. Divide the mince mixture into 4 and shape each portion into a round,flat burger. Chill the burgers for at least 30 minutes.
    1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan, add the burgers and cook them for 5-7 minutes on each side, or until they are cooked through.
    1. After 5 minutes of cooking, add the apple slices to the pan and cook them for a few minutes on each side, until they are golden, then remove them from the pan.
    1. Arrange some salad leaves on the bottom half of the toasted ciabatta rolls, top with a pork burger and some apple slices, then place the top on the roll, or prop it against the burger.


Nutritional information per portion

fat 17.0g saturates 5.0g calories 428(kcal)


This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.