About this recipe:This recipe blends the flavours of cumin and lamb into one delicious burger. They are really tasty and super-easy to make. You can also cook these burgers on the barbecue, when the sun is finally out.
Makes: 4 burgers
450g minced lamb
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves or 1 tablespoon dried mint
2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander
2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or 1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon sherry
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon black treacle
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon crushed chillies
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 pitta breads
115g feta cheese, crumbled
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:10min › Ready in:25min
Preheat barbecue for medium heat.
Place the lamb in a large bowl and mix with the mint, coriander, oregano, garlic, sherry, vinegar and black treacle. Season with cumin, allspice, crushed chillies, salt and black pepper; mix well. Shape into 4 burgers.
Brush barbecue grid with oil. Barbecue burgers 5 minutes on each side or until well done. Heat the pitta pocket briefly on the barbecue. Serve burgers wrapped in pittas with feta cheese.
I made these into mini burgers for a BBQ party we had, then served with mini pitta breads and tzatziki (no feta). Everyone LOVED them! They were so fantastically flavoured - the spices are spot-on! I will definitely make these again. Thank you Alan! - 04 Mar 2011