Lamb Pita Burgers

Lamb Pita Burgers

Lamb Pita Burgers

Two pite breads filled with lamb burgers, hummus and mint recipe for an ideal lunch box.

20 August, 2013
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Type of dish

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serves for

4

total time

0 HR 25 MIN

ingredients

cumin
1 tbsp
sesame
1 tbsp, seeds
Oil
Onion
Garlic
1 clove
Lamb
600 g, minced
Eggs
1 each
Pita breads
8 each
Hummus
Mint leaves

Preparation

Toast the cumin and sesame seeds in a large dry frying pan (skillet) for 30 seconds then set aside.



Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in the pan and gently fry the onion and garlic until soft but not brown.



Place the lamb in a large bowl and add the cooked onion and garlic, the chopped mint and the egg. Reserve a few of the toasted seeds for the garnish and add the rest to the meat mixture. Season with salt and pepper and mix well with your hands then shape into 8 patties.



Wipe the pan clean with kitchen paper then heat the remaining oil and fry the meat patties for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through.



Serve the burgers in the pita breads with a spoon of hummus in each garnished with the mint leaves and the reserved seeds.



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