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Lamb & feta burgers with minty yogurt

Lamb & feta burgers with minty yogurt

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 16

Delicately spiced morsels with a cooling yogurt dip - perfect party food

  • Freezable (Uncooked burgers can be frozen)
Nutrition: per canape
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal100
fat7g
saturates3g
carbs1g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein8g
low insalt0.33g
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Ingredients

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 red chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • handful parsley , chopped
  • 2 rosemary sprigs, leaves stripped and chopped
  • good splash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 egg , lightly beaten with a fork
  • 100g feta cheese , cut into 16 cubes
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil

For the dip

  • 200ml natural yogurt
  • small bunch mint , leaves chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    First make the dip by mixing together the yogurt and mint with a little seasoning, then chill until ready to serve.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the lamb mince into a big bowl with the spices, chilli, herbs, Worcestershire sauce and egg. Season, then get your hands in and mix well. Divide the mixture into 16. Shape into burgers, pushing a cube of cheese into the centre of each and sealing in. Chill until just before your guests arrive.

  • STEP 3

    Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the burgers for 1-2 mins until brown on each side, then transfer to a baking tray. Put in the oven for 5-10 mins until cooked through and piping hot. Pile onto a big plate and serve with the dip on the side.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2009

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