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Spiced lamb burger with yogurt and fresh beetroot relish

Spiced Lamb Burgers with Yogurt

Spiced Lamb Burgers with Yogurt and Fresh Beetroot Relish

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cuisine burger
Servings 4 persons
Calories 465.2 kcal


  • 1 medium beetroot peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander
  • 400 grams lean lamb mince
  • 3 spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot grated
  • 3 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • olive oil spray
  • 4 wholegrain rolls split in half
  • 80 grams mixed lettuce
  • 1 cucumber peeled into ribbons
  • 180 grams natural yogurt
  • extra coriander for serving
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a small bowl mix together
  • the beetroot, vinegar, ginger and coriander.
  • Chill for at least 10 minutes or until the beetroot has softened slightly.
  • Combine the lamb with the onion, carrot, sesame seeds, cumin and egg until sticky.
  • Shape into 4 burgers, spray lightly with oil and and cook on a hot grill for 5 minutes each side or until cooked through, keep warm.
  • Lightly toast bread rolls on the grill.
  • Season the yoghurt with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Fill each roll with lettuce, cucumber, a burger, some beetroot relish, yogurt and extra coriander.
  • And serve immediately.


Perfect for serving with french fries.


Calories: 465.2kcalCarbohydrates: 26.18gProtein: 24.14gFat: 30.11gSaturated Fat: 12.1gSodium: 784.81mgFiber: 5.26gSugar: 8.19g
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