Turkey burgers and oven chips

Who said burgers were bad for you? This healthy meal of turkey burgers and oven chips contains less than 10g fat per person.
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 1 hr
Total time: 1 hr 10 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips


  • 500g(1lb) Maris Piper potatoes
  • 4tsp sunflower oil
  • 500g (1lb) turkey breast mince
  • 4 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed, optional
  • 2tsp lemon thyme leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

To serve

  • Good handful of salad leaves and 2 cherry tomatoes per person
  • 1tbsp reduced-fat coleslaw per person


  1. Set the oven to gas mark 7 or 220°C. Cut unpeeled potatoes into wedges and put in a roasting tin. Add 3tsp oil and stir to coat potato. Roast for 40-50 mins, turning after 30 mins.
  2. Mix the turkey mince with the spring onion, garlic, if using, thyme and seasoning. Shape into 4 burgers 10-11cm (4-4½in) in diameter; use a cutter as a guide. Chill for 30 mins, if possible.
  3. Heat a griddle pan. Rub the rest of the oil onto both sides of each burger, then griddle them, in 2 batches, for 3-4 mins each side. Serve with the salad, tomatoes, potato wedges and coleslaw. (Not suitable for freezing).

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Nutritional information per portion

fat 5.0g saturates 1.5g calories 260(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.