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This is the ultimate festive burger, complete with brussel sprout pesto and cranberry ketchup! Serve in a wholemeal bun with some fresh tomato, lettuce and onion for a super-tasty burger experience!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

Ingredients
Burger
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 red onion
 2 cloves of garlic
 100 g shitake or oyster mushrooms
 100 g chestnuts
 150 g breadcrumbs
 1 tsp salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper
 2 sprigs of thyme
 1 sprig of of sage
Sprout Pesto
 50 g brussel sprouts
 100 g roasted cashews
 3 cloves of garlic
 50 ml water
 juice of 1 lemon
Cranberry Ketchup
 100 g cranberry sauce
 100 g tomato puree
 60 ml white wine vinegar
 60 ml maple syrup
 ½ tsp salt

Directions
1

Finely chop the garlic and onion, roughly chop the mushrooms and chestnuts, pick the sage and thyme and roughly chop

2

Halve and clean the brussel sprouts and boil until half cooked, around 8 minutes, drain and rinse with cold water immediately. Set aside until making the pesto

3

In a large non-stick pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil over a high heat, when hot add the onion and garlic, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes stirring occasionally. Now add the mushrooms and salt and continue to cook for 2 minutes, add the chestnuts, cook for 2-3 minutes and add the breadcrumbs and black pepper, mix well and transfer to a food processor and blend until the mixture comes together, around 1 minute

4

While the mushroom mixture is cooking, you can make the cranberry ketchup. In a small non-stick pan add all the ketchup ingredients and bring to a simmer for 5-10 minutes on a low heat, remove from the heat and allow to cool

5

For the pesto, blend all the ingredients together using a hand blender or food processor until smooth

6

For the burgers, shape the mixture into 4 equal-sized burgers. In the large non-stick pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil over a high heat, when hot, add the burgers, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 3-5 minutes each side or until nicely charred and cooked through

7

To assemble, pick your favourite burger bun or wholemeal pitta, add some of the pesto to one side, top with burger and add cranberry ketchup to the top, add sliced tomato and red onion if you like! Enjoy!

 

Ingredients

Ingredients
Burger
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 red onion
 2 cloves of garlic
 100 g shitake or oyster mushrooms
 100 g chestnuts
 150 g breadcrumbs
 1 tsp salt
 ¼ tsp black pepper
 2 sprigs of thyme
 1 sprig of of sage
Sprout Pesto
 50 g brussel sprouts
 100 g roasted cashews
 3 cloves of garlic
 50 ml water
 juice of 1 lemon
Cranberry Ketchup
 100 g cranberry sauce
 100 g tomato puree
 60 ml white wine vinegar
 60 ml maple syrup
 ½ tsp salt

Directions

Directions
1

Finely chop the garlic and onion, roughly chop the mushrooms and chestnuts, pick the sage and thyme and roughly chop

2

Halve and clean the brussel sprouts and boil until half cooked, around 8 minutes, drain and rinse with cold water immediately. Set aside until making the pesto

3

In a large non-stick pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil over a high heat, when hot add the onion and garlic, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes stirring occasionally. Now add the mushrooms and salt and continue to cook for 2 minutes, add the chestnuts, cook for 2-3 minutes and add the breadcrumbs and black pepper, mix well and transfer to a food processor and blend until the mixture comes together, around 1 minute

4

While the mushroom mixture is cooking, you can make the cranberry ketchup. In a small non-stick pan add all the ketchup ingredients and bring to a simmer for 5-10 minutes on a low heat, remove from the heat and allow to cool

5

For the pesto, blend all the ingredients together using a hand blender or food processor until smooth

6

For the burgers, shape the mixture into 4 equal-sized burgers. In the large non-stick pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil over a high heat, when hot, add the burgers, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 3-5 minutes each side or until nicely charred and cooked through

7

To assemble, pick your favourite burger bun or wholemeal pitta, add some of the pesto to one side, top with burger and add cranberry ketchup to the top, add sliced tomato and red onion if you like! Enjoy!

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