Rosemary & garlic lamb burgers

Rosemary & garlic lamb burgers

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(7 ratings)

Prep: 25 mins Cook: 10 mins - 15 mins


Makes 8
Tuck these away ready for a barbecue as they cook beautifully from frozen

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per burger

  • kcal212
  • fat13g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein25g
  • salt0.89g
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    For the burgers

    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 4 tsp finely chopped rosemary needles



      Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

    • 1kg lean lamb mince (10% fat)



      A lamb is a sheep that is under one year old, and is known for its delicate flavour and tender…

    To serve

    • ciabatta rolls or French bread
    • mayonnaise
    • 3 red onions,sliced and tossed with 1 tbsp each balsamic vinegar and olive oil
    • sliced tomatoes



      A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

    • good handful rocket



      Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…


    1. Crush the garlic, rosemary, 1 tsp salt and ½ -1 tsp pepper with a pestle and mortar to make a paste. Add to the lamb and mix in well with your hands. Don’t overwork the meat or you will toughen it.

    2. Divide the mixture into 8, then shape into round burgers. If eating now, heat a barbecue or grill and cook for about 8-10 mins, turning frequently, until cooked to your liking. Split the rolls or bread, toast lightly on one side, spread with mayo, then add the burgers and the balsamic onions, tomatoes and rocket.

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    Comments (7)

    suetravels10's picture

    Best lamb burgers ever. Served with tzatziki. They are our new favourite burger.

    squirrelnutkin10's picture

    So easy, and delicious on the barbeque. I used the recommended amount of rosemary, and didn't find it overpowering. Will try with flat breads and mint mayo as recommended by another commenter - sounds divine!

    dynamyt's picture

    Made these as a change from beef burgers and they were totally gorgeous really impressed with them and even the hubby agreed! Better than beef as they were so much more succulent! we did them in flat breads with mint mayo! Definately worth a go they are so quick and easy these will become a regular for us!

    janimary's picture

    lovely, lovely, lovely...did as a winter Saturday supper, but will certainly do this for a bbq

    miss_bee82's picture

    These are some of the tastiest burgers I've ever tried. I found these very tasty and very filling.
    I put much more Rosemary in than stated and I found that wasn't over-powering but tasty and I also didn't crush the garlic but I chopped it.
    They only took around 25 mins to make and cook in total so much quicker to make than stated.
    Very, Very tasty!

    bethocallaghan's picture

    Really rather yummy, used twice as much rosemary as stated and it still wasn't very rosemary intense.

    Frantic Flapjack's picture

    These were very easy to make and succulent. I halved the rosemary as I thought the taste would be too strong but when we tried them, I think it would have been okay with the 4tsp.

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