Scotch Beef and Red Pepper Burgers

Scotch Beef and Red Pepper Burgers

Serves 6


  • 400g Scotch Beef Mince

  • 1 Red Pepper, cut into quarters

  • 1 Medium Egg

  • 1 Carrot, coarsely grated

  • 50g Stale Breadcrumbs

  • 40g Cheddar, finely sliced

  • 6 Floury Rolls, halved

  • 3tbsp Mayonnaise

  • ¼ Cucumber, or 1-2 mini cucumbers, sliced

  • 2tbsp Olive Oil

Cooking Method

1.Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Put the pepper on a baking tray and rub with 1/2 tbsp oil. Roast in the oven for 25-30 mins, turning once halfway through. Remove and allow to cool slightly before finely chopping.

2. Tip the mince, roasted pepper, egg, carrot and breadcrumbs into a large bowl and mix well. Using your hands, shape the mixture into six equal burgers.

3. Heat the remaining oil in a large, heavy-based, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Fry the burgers for 5-6 mins each side until cooked through. Top with slices of cheddar. Spread the rolls with mayo, add the burgers and top with slices of cucumber.

Where can I buy Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb and Specially Selected Pork?

Scotch Beef, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork are available at most supermarkets, usually at the butcher counter. Just ask the counter staff if you’re not sure.

You can also buy Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork at independent butchers.

Find your nearest at our sister site below.

Scotch Butchers Club

If you’re not in the mood for cooking, Scotch Beef PGI is also served at many quality restaurants. Find one near you at our sister site below.

Scotch Beef Club

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