A flavourful lamb burger recipe with an Australian twist incorporating a variety of native seasonings including Alpine pepper and Wildfire spice.


  • 6 desiree potatoes

  • 1 can of sliced beetroot

  • 1kg lamb mince

  • 1 teaspoon Wildfire Spice (*Please see notes)

  • 1 teaspoon Alpine Pepper (*Please see notes)

  • 2 egg yolks

  • ¼ cup flour

  • oil for frying

  • 2 Spanish onions, finely sliced

  • a generous pinch of Outback Salt

  • ¼ bottle of beer (optional) or some water

  • 1 loaf wattleseed and walnut bread

  • 150g bacon or proscuitto

  • 1 fresh pineapple, peeled and thinly sliced (2 slices per serve)

  • 2 sweet vine ripened tomatoes

  • shredded lettuce of your choice

  • 100ml Mountain Pepper BBQ Sauce (*Please see notes)


  • 1.

    Cut the washed desirée potatoes into thick chunky chips and preheat hotplate or frying pan.

  • 2.

    Heat sunflower oil to 190°C/375°F, and lower the chips into the oil and fry for five to six minutes, until soft but not browned, then remove and allow to cool.

  • 3.

    Combine the lamb mince, Alpine Pepper, egg yolks, flour and beer. Mix well.

  • 4.

    Form the mince mix into patties and cook on hotplate or frying pan. Cook pattie to desired done-ness.

  • 5.

    Also begin to fry the bacon, the pineapple slices and the Spanish onions on the hotplate.

  • 6.

    Slice the tomatoes and toast the wattleseed and walnut bread.

  • 7.

    Remove the pattie, pineapple, bacon and Spanish onions from the grill.

  • 8.

    Heat the oil up to 200°C/400°F, then return the chips to the oil for two to three minutes. Remove and drain well, season with sea salt and Wildfire Spice.

  • 9.

    Construct the pattie on the wattleseed and walnut toasted bread, then bacon, onions, pineapple, tomatoes and shredded lettuce. Add a little Mountain Pepper BBQ sauce on top and place the other piece of wattleseed and walnut toasted bread as a sandwich.


*Wildfire Spice can be purchased at:

**Alpine Pepper can be purchased at:

***Mountain Pepper BBQ sauce can be purchased at:

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