Pork: Pork Dishes: Pork and Apple Burgers

Try these tasty burgers for a pork and apple combination with a difference.

Author: Fresh Finesse
Date: September 12, 2005

Serves: 4 person(s)

Preparation Time: 12 mins
Cooking Time: 16 mins


    1 lb lean ground pork
    1 egg, beaten
    1 onion, grated
    2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    1 Granny Smith apple (or Braeburn or Winesap), peeled, cored and cut into 4 thick rings
    4 slices reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, cut to same size as apple rings
    1 light coating of flour, for coating
    2 Tbsp olive oil


    In a large bowl, combine the ground pork, egg, onion, parsley and sauce. With wet hands, shape into 8 patties, 1/2-inch larger than the apple rings. Place a slice of apple on 4 of the patties, followed by the cheese.

    Place remaining patties on top and pinch edges to seal. Roll in flour and barbecue, grill or char-grill in a pan heated with olive oil for 8 minutes on each side or until browned and cooked through.


    Serve with beans, salad or on a barbecued wholegrain hamburger bun.

    Serving suggestons are not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:300 cals
Kilojoules:1,259 kJ
Fat:14.0 g
Carbohydrates:6.5 g
Protein:37.0 g
Cholesterol:128.0 mg
Sodium:267 mg
Saturated Fat:4.5 g
Fiber:1.0 g
Calcium:228.0 mg
Total Sugars:6.0 g

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