Pork Burgers with Sweet Onion and Apples

Pork Burgers with Sweet Onion and Apples



  • oil spray
  • 4 thick bread slices (ciabatta, Turkish or sourdough), toasted

Burger Patties

  • 400g extra lean pork mince
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp ground sage
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup (25g) breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper

Sweet Onion and Apple Sauce

  • 2 tsp (10ml) olive oil
  • 1 large onion (160g), peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 apples (360g), peeled and finely sliced
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp (40ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves


Mix all burger patty ingredients together and form into 4 burger patties. Set aside.

To make the Sweet Onion and Apple Sauce: Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and add onion with a pinch of salt.

Cook on low for 5 minutes before adding apple, cinnamon, sugar, cider vinegar, pepper and thyme.

Stir, cover and continue to cook for 6-8 minutes until soft and fragrant and the apples are cooked through.

Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium, spray lightly with oil and add burger patties.

Cook for 4 minutes per side until cooked through.

Rest patties on a board for 5 minutes before serving on toast topped with apple sauce.

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Serving Suggestions


  • You can make a double batch of these patties and freeze them uncooked.
  • You can make the sweet onion and apple sauce ahead of time and warm it up to serve.
  • Recipe written by Jay Rogers for The Moodie Foodie. You can follow The Moodie Foodie on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest.

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