Ingredients: 500g pork mince 1 Cox or Braeburn apple, peeled & grated 4 spring onions, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten Fresh sage or parsley, finely chopped 40g Cheddar cheese, cut into four even pieces 4 ciabatta or burger rolls
Spiced cider & apple salsa 3 Cox or Braeburn apples, cut into small cubes, not peeled 150ml medium cider 1tbsp cider vinegar 1⁄2tsp ground cinnamon 2 spring onions, finely sliced
Method: Mix together the mince, grated apple, spring onions, beaten egg and herbs. Form into patties, placing a piece of cheese in the middle of each one. Place in the fridge for approx. 20 mins to firm up. Meanwhile, make the salsa. Place the cubed apples in a small saucepan with the cider, vinegar and cinnamon. Cook over a gentle heat until the apple has softened, add the finely chopped spring onions, cool. Barbeque or griddle the burgers for approx. 7-8 mins on each side until cooked through. Serve in the rolls topped with the salsa with a green salad.
This recipe was kindly shared with us from the people at Merrydown cider, to see more of their summer recipes click here.