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Herbed Lamb Burgers

By May 16, 2016May 9th, 2023Recipes
herbed lamb burgers

These Herbed Lamb Burgers are especially delicious when teamed with the gorgeous avocado and red onion relish. Watch them all dig into this perfect homemade “takeaway.”

Herbed Lamb Burgers

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(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 the 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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