Pork and Apple Burger on a plate with salad. Dip and fries are next to it
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4.9 from 19 votes

Pork and Apple Burgers

Try something different this burger night with these Pork and Apple Burgers. Lean and moist burgers with a hint of sweetness - they make a nice change from beef burgers.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 442kcal
Author: Dannii


  • 1 apple
  • 200 g lean pork mince
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 10 g panko bread crumbs
  • 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • 2 burger buns
  • 15 g mature cheddar melted
  • Gherkins, rocket lettuce and burger sauce for topping (optional)


  • Grate the apple and then put in a clean tea towel and squeeze out any excess liquid.
  • Put the grated apple in a bowl with the pork mince, garlic, breadcrumbs and salt and pepper and mix well.
  • Form the burgers in to two patties.
  • Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and then add the burgers. Cook for 6-7 minutes each side, until they are cooked through and no longer pink inside.
  • Once the burgers are cooked, grate the cheese on top and melt.
  • Put the burgers on the buns with rocket lettuce, gherkins and burger sauce. Serve with salad and fries.



  • Add some extra flavour to these burgers with either rosemary or thyme or some finely chopped red onion.
  • Serve the burgers with sweet potato fries and/or Mexican coleslaw or Sweetcorn Salsa.
  • You can cook these burgers on the BBQ for about 4-5 minutes each side.
  • If you are going to freeze these burgers, then freeze the when they are still raw and defrost thoroughly before cooking.


Serving: 1burger (inc. bun; no toppings) | Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 125IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 2.7mg