https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/23939/spiced-lamb-and-pine-nut-burger-with-tahini-yoghurt

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In celebration of International Burger Day this May 28th, why not try a gourmet creation.

Ingredients

  • 600g lean minced lamb

  • 2 tbsp pine nuts

  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 tsp ground allspice

  • ½ cup Greek yoghurt

  • 1 tbsp tahini paste

  • Juice of half a lemon

  • 4 Turkish rolls

  • Salad, lemon wedges and pickled vegetables, to serve

Method

  • 1.

    Mix the lamb with the pine nuts, spring onion, garlic and allspice and season with salt and pepper. Form into 4 patties and lightly brush with oil.

  • 2.

    Preheat a ridged char grill or barbeque to moderately high and cook the patties for 4 minutes on each side or until cooked to your liking. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes, covering loosely with foil.

  • 3.

    Mix the yoghurt and tahini together and season with salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Add lemon juice to taste. Place onto the buns and top with the patties.

  • 5.

    Add the salad and serve with lemon wedges and pickled chillies.

  • Tips:

  • 1.

    For a healthier, lighter version try it without the bun and serve with extra salad. The lamb patties can be prepared up to a few hours in advance and refrigerated until ready to cook.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 712kj
  • Fat Total 46g
  • Saturated Fat 18g
  • Protein 37g
  • Carbohydrate 36g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Sodium 439mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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