Slightly Spicy Lamb Burgers Recipe

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15 min


15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 192 kCal 10%
Fat 10g 14%
  -  Saturates 4g 20%


  • 400g (14oz) minced lamb
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1tsp smoked paprika (pimentón)


  • Preheat the oven to 200 C, 180 C fan, 400 F, gas 6. Mix together the lamb, onion, garlic, egg, ketchup and paprika. Season well. Take a teaspoon of the mixture and fry in a pan until browned. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper or paprika if needed.

  • Shape into 8 burgers: take about 3tbsp of the mixture in wet hands and gently pat into a good round shape. Do not make them too thick, as lamb burgers tend to be stronger in taste than beef burgers.

  • Heat a non-stick frying pan (no need for oil, the meat is fatty enough) and fry the burgers for a few minutes on each side until browned, then put on a baking sheet in the oven for about 7 to 9 minutes. Serve with our new potatoes in home-made garlic and herb mayo with a tomato salad, or simply put into grilled ciabatta with a tad more ketchup.

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