Perfect apple recipes: Pork, apple & sage burger with caramelised onions

This lovely recipe for pork and apple burgers is simple, and hits the spot.


  • 1kg minced pork
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 cooking apple, peeled and grated
  • 1 egg
  • A handful of sage

For the caramelised onions

  • 3 onions sliced
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • Butter


To caramelise the onions, cook them with the sugar and a large knob of butter over a very gentle heat for 30-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, mix all the burger ingredients together in a bowl and season well. Shape into four burgers, then fry over a medium heat for 6-7 minutes each side until cooked in the middle.

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Serve on toasted buns with the caramelised onions, topped with whatever other garnish you fancy, alongside a green salad and chunky chips.


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