Middle Eastern Lamb Burgers

Middle Eastern Lamb Burgers

Packed with spices these burgers bring the flavours of the Middle East to an all-time favourite. A simple carrot salad sets off your burgers with a gourmet twist!
4 large patties 20 mins, Cooking Time: 15-20 mins Not too Tricky


  1. To make the burgers place all ingredients into a food processor and process until they form a sticky minced consistency.

  2. Form the mixture into patties. Set the patties aside on a clean plate in the fridge to rest while you make the accompaniments.

  3. To make the salad combine the carrot, currants, pistachios and mint in a large bowl. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and honey and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and set aside at room temperature while you cook the burgers.

  4. Heat a griddle pan or bbq over high heat until very hot. Place the burgers down onto the hot plate and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done to your liking.* Remove and rest for a few minutes on a clean plate, covering loosely with foil.

  5. Cut the rolls in half and place the inside down on the same grill or BBQ. Cook until a little charred.

  6. Serve the rested burgers topped with the carrot salad and some hommus and yoghurt.


    *if you like your burgers “well done” you could also finish them off in an oven preheated to 160 degrees for around 6-8 minutes after grilling.

    *burgers can be made and then frozen as patties, individually wrapped in cling film for up to 3 months.

    *recipe can easily be doubled

    Recipe made with love by Sally Lukey from Sweetpea Cuisine. 

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