Mini burgers

Mini burgers



  • 500g beef mince
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • half a cup breadcrumbs
  • 8 slices cheese
  • 250g cherry or grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 5 slices bread


Combine mince, water, tomato paste and breadcrumbs and mix well. Form 2 tablespoons of mixture into mini burgers, you will make about 20. Heat a non-stick frypan to medium heat and cook burgers in two batches. Cook for 3-4 minutes each side and turn only once.

Use scone cutters to cut 4 circles out of each slice of bread. Top each round of bread with a spinach leaf or two, a small piece of cheese, a burger and a slice of tomato. Serve with tomato sauce.


  • I usually make half a batch of mini burgers and the rest are adult sized to reduce the rolling and fiddling around with mini bits of food!
  • I had some leftover bacon and onion in the fridge, so added these to the grown up burgers.
  • And for fun if it is Valentines Day time of the year, I used my heart shape cutter for the bread. It never ceases to amaze me how a simple change of shape suddenly makes food appealing to my kids!

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