Aussie lamb burger – a taste sensation
Here is the secret that tells you how to make an Aussie lamb burger with beetroot relish and yogurt dressing, creating a taste sensation.
Adding beetroot relish to a lamb burger is what makes it truly Australian. These nutritional burgers are easy to cook, either grilled or barbecued.
This is a favourite for the whole family, winter or summer time.
Cook and prep time – 90 minutes Makes 4 nutritional burgers
Ingredients you will need
- 500gm of minced lamb
- 1 small (chopped) onion
- 2 cloves (crushed) garlic
- 1 (lightly beaten) egg
- 1 loaf Turkish bread
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- A tablespoon of olive oil
- 50gm baby rocket leaves
For beetroot relish
- 4 medium (grated coarsely) beetroots
- 1 small (finely chopped) brown onion
- 1/2 a cup of white sugar
- 1/3 cup of water
- 2/3 cup of cider vinegar
How to make beetroot relish
- Cook beetroot, onion and water in a frying pan, covered, for about 15 minutes or until beet root is tender.
- Stir in sugar and vinegar and cook for 20 minutes. Keep covered while stirring occasionally.
- Uncover and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until liquid evaporates.
How to make yogurt dressing
- 2/3 cup of Greek-style yogurt
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
- A tablespoon of (finely chopped) fresh mint
- How to make yogurt dressing
- Combine ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Method – 7 easy steps
Step 1 – Make the beetroot relish.
Step 2 – In a medium size bowl, combine the lamb mince, onion, garlic, egg, cumin and olive oil. Season and then shape the mixture into 4 burger patties.
Step 3 – Grill or barbeque patties. Cover patties to keep warm.
Step 4 – Make the yogurt dressing by mixing the cumin and mint with the yogurt.
Step 5 – Cut the Turkish loaf into quarters and then cut into half quarters horizontally.
Step 6 – On heated oiled barbecue toast the bread until browned both sides.
Step 7 – Now place rocket, lamb patties, yogurt dressing, and relish between toasted bread.
Serve with an ice cold beer.
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