Merguez Burgers Recipe

(14 ratings)

Merguez Burger
Total Time30 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories256 Kcal13%
Fat17 g24%
Saturated Fat8 g40%


  1. Mix together all the ingredients with your hands (use disposable or new rubber gloves), and form into 4 burgers. Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.

  2. Heat the oven to 200C, gas 6. Put the burgers on an oiled baking tray and cook for 20 minutes or until firm to the touch. Serve in a burger bun with harissa-flavoured mayo, rocket and sliced tomatoes.


  • 500g minced lamb (20% fat)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tsp each sea salt, black pepper, cumin, coriander, paprika
  • 3tbsp harissa paste
  • burger buns, mayo mixed with harissa, rocket and sliced tomatoes, to serve
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