Mini Burgers – My Fussy Eater

Post date:



Turn meatballs into mini burgers. A really fun and easy lunch or dinner for kids!

Have you ever bought a packet of meatballs, made a few for the kids then wondered what to do with the leftovers?

If so then you need to try my Mini Burger hack! Simply squish the meatballs down to turn them into small burgers. The kids will love these!

Once you’ve flattened them down, add a little oil to a frying pan and fry them for 4-5 minutes on either side until browned and cooked through.

Whilst the burgers are cooking get everything else ready. I toasted some sliced bread and used an old spice jar to cut out circles. This made the perfect sized buns for the burgers.

Then all that’s left to do is to layer up the buns, the burger and any other toppings like lettuce, cheese, ketchup etc.

You can use a skewer to secure them but its not essential.

If you liked my Mini Burger recipe please do leave me a comment and a star rating below. You can also share your pictures with me on Instagram.  I always love to see your creations!


Mini Burgers


Turn meatballs into mini burgers for a really fun and easy lunch or dinner for the kids!


  • 8 meatballs
  • 0.5 tbsp oil
  • 4 slices of bread
  • Lettuce
  • Cheese
  • Ketchup


  1. Flatten the meatballs down with a spoon to make them into a mini burger shape.
  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the meatballs. Cook for 4-5 minutes on either side until browned and cooked through.
  3. Whilst the burgers are cooking, toast the bread. Use an old spice jar or something or a similar size to cut out 4 circles from each slice of toast.
  4. Build the burgers adding lettuce, cheese, ketchup or any other toppings of your choice.
  5. Serve immediately.

Source link


One Pan Thai Peanut Chicken Couscous

Remember my ginger peanut meatballs that everyone loves and adores? Well I decided to use a somewhat similar peanut sauce for this...

The Best Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

This website may contain affiliate links and advertising so that we can provide recipes to you. Read my privacy policy.Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes...

Mini Cheesecakes with Graham Cracker Crust

These are perfectly creamy, homemade Mini Cheesecakes with Graham Cracker Crust! Great for entertaining, parties, or when you just need a few bites...