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Lamb, spinach & ricotta burgers

Lamb, spinach & ricotta burgers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Mix lamb mince and soft cheese to make juicy patties, then pan-fry and pile into buns with a tzatziki-style sauce topped with caramelised onions

  • Freezable (burgers only)
  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal462
fat27g
saturates8g
carbs27g
sugars10g
fibre6g
protein25g
salt1.1g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a frying pan. Tip in the sliced onions and cumin seeds, plus seasoning. Cook gently for 20 mins until golden and caramelised.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, put the spinach in a colander and pour over a kettle or two of boiling water to wilt. Squeeze the spinach as dry as possible, chop roughly and put in a large bowl. Add the mince, grated onion, ricotta and seasoning. Mix thoroughly, then shape into 4 burgers. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook the burgers for 8-9 mins each side, or until cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Mix the yogurt, mint and seasoning in a bowl. Spread a little onto each bun, add the tomatoes and burgers, and put the onions on top. Add an extra dollop of yogurt and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2015

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Rating: 4 out of 5.6 ratings
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