Lamb Burgers with parmesan and almond pesto Lamb Burgers with parmesan and almond pesto

Lamb Burgers with parmesan and almond pesto

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Lamb Burgers with parmesan and almond pesto
Preparation: 5 mins 
Cooking: 10 mins
  • Ingredients
  • 1Ib lamb mince 
  • Sea salt/ cracked pepper 
  • A good handful of fresh breadcrumbs 
  • 1 tsp of cumin 
  • Fresh rosemary 
  • For the pesto 
  • 2 good handfuls of basil
  • 200ml of good quality olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic 
  • A small handful of blanch almonds 
  • A handful of freshly grated Parmesan 
  • For the tzatziki 
  • 5cm piece cucumber , deseeded and coarsely grated
  • 200g pot thick Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint, plus a handful of leaves to serve
  • To serve 
  • Brioche buns toasted
  • Extra grated Parmesan 
  • Firstly start with the lamb burgers. In a large bowl mix the cumin, Breadcrumbs, Rosemary, lamb mince.
  • Shape into four round patties. Flatten them and then season on both sides with sea salt and black pepper.
  • Heat a large frying pan on a medium heat, drizzle some oil and pan try until burgers are golden crispy and fully cooked through. This usually takes 8-10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a food processor blitz all pesto ingredients together.
  • Season well to taste. For the tzatziki; peak and deseeed cucumber and slice .
  • Mix in the chopped mint and yogurt. The zest of half a lime is a nice addition here.
  • Now assemble your burger - Start with some pesto on the bottom bun, Add tzatziki followed by lamb patty, more pesto and tzatziki and a good grating if fresh Parmesan. Top it with the lid and enjoy! 

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