Red Leicester Burgers with Tomato and Onion Relish

Red Leicester Burgers with Tomato and Onion Relish

30 mins 4


  • 500g/17oz lean minced pork
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    1 onion, finely chopped
    1 large carrot, grated
    2 tsp mixed dried herbs
    3 tbsp fresh parsley or chives, chopped
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
    2 tomatoes, sliced
    1 tbsp red or white wine vinegar
    2 tsp wholegrain mustard
    4 opened burger buns
    A couple of handfuls of mixed salad leaves
    100g/4oz Belton Farm Red Leicester, sliced
    Freshly ground black pepper

The Cheese


Red Leicester


  1. Mix together the mince, garlic, onion, carrot, dried herbs and fresh herbs. Season well, then shape into four burgers. Cover and chill until ready to cook.

  2. To make the tomato and onion relish, put the red onion, tomatoes, vinegar and mustard into a bowl. Season, toss together and leave to marinate while cooking the burgers.

  3. Pre-heat the grill, barbecue or chargrill pan. Cook the burgers for 6-7 minutes on each side.

  4. Lightly toast the burger buns on the cut sides. Top with some salad leaves, then place a burger on top of each one. Finish off with slices of Red Leicester and serve with the tomato and onion relish.