If you love your burger with a kick, then these Tex Mex Burgers will be right up your street – perfect for a healthy Slimming World or Weight Watchers friendly barbecue!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
These spicy Tex Mex Burgers are great served in a Healthy Extra B roll.
You could even serve it in a wrap or pitta – why not take a look at our article about Which Wraps And Pittas Are Healthy Extras?
You can serve these Tex Mex Burgers with the usual accompaniments.
They work really well with some slices of pepper and rocket, and look so colourful!
Why not take a look at our Slimming World Speed Food List and take a look at some alternative veg to use?
These Tex Mex Burgers were dreamed up by one of our fab Facebook Group moderators, Teresa!
You can read all about her in our Pinch of Motivation article – Motivation Monday – Teresa’s Story.
These Syn Free Tex Mex Burgers would work really well on a barbecue. If you fancied cooking a selection of burgers, why not try our Low Syn Pork & Apple Burgers too?
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What do I need to make theseTex Mex Burgers?
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These Syn Free Tex Mex Burgers really are a doddle to make!
You could use a burger press to make these Syn Free Tex Mex Burgers – it’s great if you want to make them and freeze before cooking!
We’ve used Chipotle Chilli Flakes in this Syn Free Tex Mex Burgers recipe. You can pick these up from Asda, or online from Amazon! They really have the most incredible flavour!
How many Syns or Points are in these Tex Mex Burgers?
This Tex Mex Burgers recipe is, Syn Free! You can serve it with a load of Speed Food too!
We’ve made a recent discovery of some amazing and interesting dried chilli flakes at Asda!
We’ve used the Chipotle flakes in this recipe, which adds an amazing smokiness to the burgers – but they also do a whole heap of others, such as Birdseye (watch out, these will set your mouth on fire!) and Habanero.
If you’re looking for some Slimming World friendly chips to serve with your Tex Mex Burgers then we’ve got you covered!
These Syn Free Slimming World Chips are crisp, golden and delicious!
These Tex Mex Burgers are suitable for Extra Easy SP, but you would need to serve it with a suitable accompaniment and without a bun.
Can I freeze these Tex Mex Burgers?
This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze from raw. Use some parchment paper to keep the burgers separate.
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before cooking.
Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!
How do I make these Tex Mex Burgers?
Chop the onion finely and add to a large bowl.
Add all of the spices, salt, herbs and fresh chilli to the bowl and mix with the onions.
Add the minced beef and mix well. Make sure you squeeze the mince up with your hands as this will improve the texture of your burger.
Continue to do this for a few minutes.
Heat a large frying pan on a medium heat. Split the burger mix into 4 equal pieces and shape as desired.
The depth of your burger will alter the cooking time – we’ve made these to the same diameter as a Healthy Extra B roll.
Spray the frying pan with Frylight and place the burgers in to cook.
Don’t turn the heat too high or the outside will burn before the burgers are cooked.
Turn the burgers after around 4-5 minutes and cook for a further 4-5 minutes on the second side.
Don’t try to turn the burgers too soon or they may fall apart. The burgers should be well browned and cooked through without having dried out. Serve with your choice of accompaniment!
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We are super excited to have released a 6 month food planner that works perfectly alongside our recipe book.
Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!