Beef and Beetroot Burgers

Beef and Beetroot Burgers
Makes 8 Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 8-10 minutes


  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 450g can Wattie's Sliced Beetroot, drained
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs (2 slices toast bread)
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp prepared horseradish
  • 1 egg
  • 8 burger buns, cut in half and toasted

  • Toppings of your choice:
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Gherkins
  • Pickled red onions*
  • HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise


  1. Heat a dash of oil in a pan and cook the onion over a low heat until soft. Set aside to cool.
  2. Finely chop Wattie’s Sliced Beetroot and put into a mixing bowl. Add beef mince, cooked onion, breadcrumbs, parsley, horseradish and egg. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Form into 8 burger patties. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and cook the burger patties over a medium low heat for approx. 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked.
  4. Serve in toasted buns with toppings of your choice: lettuce, gherkins, pickled red onions*, HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise and an extra dollop of horseradish if wished.


* Pickled red onions: Combine ¼ cup red wine vinegar, ¼ cup cold water, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Add 1 thinly sliced red onion and allow to sit for 1 hour. Drain before serving.