As you may know, we have just introduced our brand new range of Strong Roots products! To celebrate, we have created some special recipes that we will be sharing with you all over the next few weeks. This week we’re using our Beetroot & Bean Burger served as a heavenly gratin with lemon and couscous. It’s a quick and simple recipe, perfect for impressing your friends at a dinner party. As always, we love to hear about what you think of our recipes. If you try this one out please let us know in the comments section below or tag us in a picture on our socials!
Ingredients – Serves 4
1 packet Strong Roots Beetroot & Bean Burger (4 burgers)
160ml boiling vegetable stock or water
3 tbsp olive oil
Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
15g packet flat-leaf parsley leaves finely chopped
100g dried apricots, thinly sliced
50g pine nuts, toasted, plus extra to garnish
Pinch of sea salt
100g feta cheese, crumbled
1 scallion, thinly sliced
3 fresh sage leaves, shredded
Lemon wedges, to serve
1. Arrange the Strong Roots Beetroot & Bean Burger on a baking tray and cook in a pre-heated oven at 200°c for 15-20 minutes.
2. Put the couscous into a bowl and pour in the boiling stock or water. Cover with a plate and leave for 5 minutes. Fluff it up with a fork and stir in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the lemon rind and juice, parsley, apricots, pine nuts, and salt.
3. Preheat the grill. Mix the feta with the scallion, sage and remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Place a small pile of the mixture on each burger and cook under the grill for a few minutes until bubbling.
4. Arrange the Beetroot & Bean Burger gratin on plates and garnish with pine nuts. Add the lemon couscous and lemon wedges to serve.