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Moroccan Lamb Burger

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Recipe Ingredients


  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1⁄2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 fat garlic clove
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 600g lamb mince
  • finely grated zest of 1⁄2 an orange
  • 50g dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 tbsp vegetable oil




  • 100g natural yoghurt
  • 1⁄2 tsp to
  • 1 tsp harissa paste, to taste
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • large handful watercress
  • 4 flour tortillas or wraps

Recipe Directions

1. In a pestle and mortar, pound the cumin, coriander, garlic and plenty of seasoning until fairly smooth. Scrape into a large bowl and stir in the lamb mince, orange zest and apricots. Divide mixture equally into four and shape each portion into a flattened patty.

2. Heat oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and cook for 15 to 18 minutes, turning occasionally, until cooked through.

3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, stir together the yoghurt, harissa paste, mint and some seasoning. Serve the burgers and watercress wrapped in the tortillas or wraps, drizzled with harissa sauce.


EACH SERVING About 2 050kJ, 22g fat (10g saturated), 40g carbohydrate (8g total sugars).

Each Serving:

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