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 lamb mince
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped mint or mint jelly
  • 100g peas, cooked, cooled and puréed or finely mashed (with a potato masher)
  • For the Minty Yogurt:
  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon 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 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.