Minty Lamb and Pea Burgers Minty Lamb and Pea Burgers

Minty Lamb and Pea Burgers

A great lamb burger made with freshly chopped mint or mint jelly and pureed garden peas.  Children will love these burgers served with a minty Greek yogurt with freshly chopped mint or mint jelly.  The recipe will make 8 small burgers for children or 4 for adults.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
16 minutes

serves
8 people

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb lamb mince
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped mint or mint jelly
  • 100g/4oz peas, cooked, cooled and puréed or finely mashed (with a potato masher)
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper, to taste
  • For the Minty Yogurt
  • :45ml/3tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped mint or mint jelly

Method

1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients together.

2. Using slightly damp hands shape the the mixture into eight 5cm/2inch evenly-sized burgers.  Cover and chill for 20 minutes.

3. Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or under a preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked or any meat juices run clear.

4. Meanwhile, to prepare the minty yogurt; mix together the yogurt and the remaining fresh mint or mint jelly.

5. Serve the burgers in rolls of your choice, a selection of salad leaves and the minty yogurt.

Tips:

If peas are not a favourite vegetable try adding grated raw courgette, carrot or cooked and mashed broccoli instead.