Herbed Lamb Burgers

Herbed Lamb Burgers (serves 4)


  • Wholemeal/multi-grain bun
  • Salad Leaves

Lamb Patties

  • 500g lean minced lamb
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin, roasted
  • ¼ cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs


  • Low fat plain yoghurt mixed with 1 tbs each of chopped fresh parsley, mint and sprinkled with cumin.

Avocado and red onion relish

  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 medium sized red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, finely diced
  • ½ fresh green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbs chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs flat leaf parsley


  1. Mix lamb, spring onions, garlic, chilli and half the herbs. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Knead in cumin and breadcrumbs. Form mixture into 8 patties and set aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Make salsa by mixing together avocado, onion, cucumber, chilli, mint, lemon juice and sugar. Season with salt and pepper , taste, and add more lemon juice and/or sugar if necessary. Add parsley.
  3. Cook patties on preheated barbecue hotplate for 10-15 minutes, turning, once. Serve in multigrain/wholemeal bun with salad leaves.

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