Homemade beef burgers and Oven baked chips

The weather was just blissful in Dublin today. When the sun shines there is nothing better to eat than a good Homemade beef burger. These burgers taste really special. It’s the one recipe one yummy daddy told me not to share, he loves it that much x (He thinks it’s going to, one day make us millions ) he he x but I’m an all or nothing girl and had to share.  lils nearly swallows them whole. I simply serve the with peas for her.. and load on the onions and mushrooms for ourselves


Tip fresh thyme .. It,s the fresh thyme that gives these burgers that extra something special… I buy a pot of it every so often in the weekly shop.

(serves a family of 4)


  • olive oil or fry light in a spray bottle
  • 450g of extra lean mince
  •  a  few sprigs of fresh thyme leaves
  • a few sprigs of parsley
  • 1  Grated Onion
  • crushed Garlic clove
  • 1 Beef stock cube
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon of onion powder

For the chips

  • 6 large potatoes
  • olive oil/ frylight ( put the oil in a spray bottle you can pick one up a euro shop)


Preheat oven to 180c gas mark 4

Grate the onion (or blend it if you have a blender) and crush the garlic

remove the fresh thyme leaves and chop parsley, crumble the beef stock cube onion and add it all to the mince with the onion powder and garlic powder.

Get your hands in and give a good mix.
Roll into mince balls and flatten into burgers.

Put aside  cover with cling film and leave in the fridge while you make the Chips.

Peel the potatoes  Slice lengthwise to make rectangular chips.

  • .Add the chips to boiling water and cook for 6 minutes. (just bring back to the boil)
  • Drain the water
  • spray a baking tray with olive oil/fry light and add the chips,
  • place on the top shelf of the oven and cook for 45 mins.

After 20 mins shake chips and spray them again with olive oil/fry light

Put the burgers  on a baking tray on the middle shelf of the oven at 180c

no need for oil on the burgers.

Cook for 20 mins flipping the burgers after 10 mins.

Healthy burgers and chips, slimming world friendly too  .. enjoy x


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