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Kleenheat Kitchen: Herbed lamb burgers with tzatziki dressing

Is there anything better than sinking your teeth into a juicy lamb burger?

Burgers are often an indulgence but add some herbs and swap out the cheese for a tzatiki dressing and you’ve got yourself a lamb burger you can enjoy guilt-free every day of the week!

The best part is, dinner is ready in no time and it’s a simple enough recipe to get your children involved in the prep work too.

Serving: Makes six burgers
Difficulty level: Easy peasy!
Kleenheat sizzle: One chilli
Lamb burgers with tzatziki dressing
Ingredients:
  • 6 brioche buns
  • 1kg lamb mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp paprika (add more if you like it spicy!)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 egg
  • Salt & pepper to taste
Tzatziki dressing:
  • 1 cup Greek yoghurt
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
Steps:
  1. Combine lamb, onion, garlic, spices, parsley and egg in a bowl.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix well.
  3. Form mixture into six medium sized patties and set aside.
  4. Combine ingredients for tzatziki dressing, season to taste and chill till ready to serve.
  5. On a hot pan, sear lamb patties on each side for three minutes or till cooked through.
  6. Toast brioche buns with some butter on pan.
  7. Spread tzatziki dressing on brioche buns, add patty and garnish with mint.
  8. Enjoy!

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