If you're looking for a satisfying but low-carb meal, try this drool-worthy beef burger. 


  • 6 slices Helga’s Wholemeal & Seed Lower Carb bread

  • 300g beef mince

  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed

  • 1 small zucchini, grated and squeezed of excess moisture

  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves

  • 2 teaspoons Holbrooks Worcestershire sauce

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 egg yolk

  • Canola spray

  • 2 slices reduced-fat tasty cheese

  • Green oak or baby Cos lettuce

  • 1 tomato, sliced

  • For coleslaw

  • 3/4 cup finely shredded red cabbage

  • 1/2 carrot, grated

  • 1 green onion, finely sliced

  • 1/4 red capsicum, finely sliced

  • 2 tablespoons Praise 99% Fat Free Coleslaw dressing


  • 1.

    Reserve 4 slices of bread. Remove the crusts from remaining 2 bread slices. Place in a food processor and process until crumbed. Transfer to a large bowl.

  • 2.

    Combine beef mince, onion, garlic, zucchini, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and egg yolk. Mix with your hands until thoroughly combined. Shape into 2 patties. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until required.

  • 3.

    Combine all coleslaw ingredients. Cover and refrigerate.

  • 4.

    Spray a barbecue or stove top grill with Canola spray. Heat to medium/high. Cook burgers for 4 minutes. Turn and place cheese on burgers, cook for a further 3 minutes, or until burgers are cooked through.

  • 5.

    Remove burgers from grill. Place the reserved 4 bread slices on the grill and toast one side of each slice. Divide lettuce, tomato, burgers and coleslaw between 2 slices of toasted bread. Top with remaining toasted bread slices.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 886kj
  • Fat Total 52g
  • Saturated Fat 19g
  • Protein 46g
  • Carbohydrate 59g
  • Sugar 13g
  • Sodium 814mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

Powered by


In a bid to help Australians ‘carbdown’ for summer, Helga’s has recruited fitness expert Sam Wood to develop a 30 day meal and exercise plan featuring Helga’s Lower Carb breads and wraps. The 30-day plan contains a series of lower carb delicious recipes including this Beef Burger with Confetti Slaw.

To download the full 30 Day Carbdown Meal & Exercise Plan, visit

For more information about Helga’s Lower Carb Range and the Carbdown campaign, visit

Like this recipe? Subscribe to our newsletter to get more recipes like this delivered striaght to your inbox.

By registering you agree to our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Privacy Notice

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings