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Herby lamb burgers with beetroot mayo

Herby lamb burgers with beetroot mayo

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(9 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Lamb and mint is a classic flavour combination, made even better with contrasting beetroot relish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Uncooked

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal490
  • fat32g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs25g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre2g
  • protein25g
  • salt1.1g
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Ingredients

  • 400g lamb mince

    Lamb

    laam

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

  • 1 small red onion, ½ grated, ½ thinly sliced
  • handful parsley, roughly chopped

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • handful mint, roughly chopped

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 1 tsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 cooked beetroot, finely chopped

    Beetroot

    beat-root

    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • 4 bread roll
  • couple handfuls watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

Method

  1. Mix the lamb, grated onion and herbs in a bowl with some seasoning, then divide the mix into 4 and shape into burgers.

  2. Heat a griddle pan until hot, rub the burgers with oil, and cook for 5-6 mins on each side, or until cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile, mix the mayonnaise and beetroot with some seasoning. Fill the bread rolls with some watercress, a burger, a dollop of beetroot mayo and a few onion slices. Serve immediately.

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Comments (10)

BeverleyBeavers's picture
2.5

The burgers are easy to make but not particularly special, however, the beetroot mayo was a real 'find' and I will be using that again.

kathrynv's picture
4

Tasty, quick and simple - what more could you want from a midweek supper?

louisezzz's picture
5

Really delicious and quick to make, made it twice now and will make again.

broadhaven's picture
5

Sorry forgot to rate

broadhaven's picture
5

Once again Good Food has come up trumps!! Very quick and tasty although we don't eat bread so just made a salad and some new potatoes. Delicious ( sorry not the rival magazine :-)) )

hicksalison's picture
5

Easy to make and smelt heavenly whilst cooking. Also made the baked skinny fries which were lovely. A definite keeper!

jessyb00p's picture
5

What a wonderful recipe! The herby burgers brilliant but the star is the beetroot mayo! I Love it! I now have it as a side to any meal with chips, bacon butties. Truely Yummy. Even my boyfriend liked it and he's not a fan of beetroot.

vivaves's picture
5

An addendum to my main comment....I have used the beetroot mayo as a side to many a dish, the latest revelation being hotdogs (bog standard pork sausages) with fried onions in sub rolls, with a big dollop of beetroot mayo. It is AMAZING.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
4

Dead easy to make and tasted great.

vivaves's picture
5

I really enjoyed this dish. I was initially worried that it might need some cheese to jazz it up (was toying with adding a slice of halloumi to each burger) but it was absolutely lovely as it was, so I was very pleased. I fried the burgers in a little veg oil; although I do have a griddle pan, experience has taught me to avoid using it if I don't want to spend the entire night trying to clean the blasted thing. This recipe is definitely a keeper, we don't eat meat very often in this household but when we do we like to enjoy it, so this does the job. I served the burgers in homemade sesame buns with some roasted potato wedges seasoned with oregano and cayenne, and a massive salad. Lush.

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