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Yes, really! Burgers and chips are firmly on the menu when you’re Food Optimising – and this tasty version saves loads of Syns compared to the fast food equivalent!



Total time

50 minutes






  • 4 baking potatoes (large, peeled and cut into chips)
  • low-calorie cooking spray


  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6.
  2. First boil the chips in a saucepan of boiling water over a high heat for 5 minutes. Drain, return to the pan and shake to roughen the edges a bit. Tip the chips into a non-stick baking tray, season lightly and spray with low-calorie cooking spray. Toss well, arrange in a single layer and bake for 25 minutes or until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, make the burgers. Put the beef, onion, Worcestershire sauce, garlic and parsley in a food processor, season
  4. lightly and blend until just combined. Transfer to a bowl, divide into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into a burger.
  5. Preheat your grill to high. Spray the burgers with low-calorie cooking spray and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Fill the rolls with the burgers and plenty of lettuce, tomato and cucumber. Serve hot with the chips.
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