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These tasty sausage burgers are easy to make and they are bursting with flavours! They can also easily be made wheat, gluten and egg-free.

Tasty Sausage Burgers

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1/2 a red onion roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • 6 ‘free from’ pork sausages
  • 1 flax egg or an egg yolk if not egg-free
  • A handful flat-leaf parsley chopped

For the Coleslaw

  • 1/8 th red cabbage 125g, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot 125g, peeled, grated and roughly dried in a tea towel
  • 1/4 red onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise

To Serve

  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 grilled rashers streaky smoked bacon
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 4 ciabatta rolls cut lengthways
  • salad & corn on the cob


  1. Place the onion, ketchup and oyster sauce in a food processor with 2 tablespoons of water and blend to obtain a paste.
  2. Empty the sausage meat into a large bowl, discarding the skin. Using a handheld mixer, stir through the onion mixture, flax egg until thoroughly combined. Fold in the parsley.
  3. Make 4 meatballs out of the mixture and flatten with the palm of your hand. Place on a plate, cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  4. In the meantime, make the coleslaw. In a large bowl, mix together the cabbage, carrot and onion. Add the mayonnaise and mix well.
  5. To cook the burgers, heat a griddle or large frying pan without any extra fat. Fry for 6 minutes on one side or until golden, then flip and repeat on the other side.
  6. While the burgers are cooking, prep the vegetables, fry the bacon and lightly toast the insides of the ciabatta buns on the grill.
  7. Place the cooked burgers on a baking sheet, put a slice of cheese on each, then pop under the grill to melt.
  8. Sit the burgers on their buns, then place the bacon and salad on top.
  9. Serve with the coleslaw and steamed vegetables.
  10. Enjoy!