Spicy Lamb Burgers

If you are bored of the same old Burgers then try these Spicy lamb Burgers instead. They are tasty and really easy to make.

 

This Paleo-ready recipe combines the ingredients of Chicken with Broccoli alongside the flavours of Kung Pao Chicken: chilli peppers and cashews. Soy sauce is substituted with tamari, a gluten-free soy sauce.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 2 teaspoons harissa
  • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1 dash sea salt
  • 1 pinch plus 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 large head cauliflower, cut into 2-inch florets
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup sliced toasted almonds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

 

Method

Method

  1. Combine ground lamb, garlic, cumin, paprika, harissa, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 pinch pepper in a bowl and mix well by hand.
  2. Form the meat mixture into eight 1/2-inch-thick patties (3 to 4 inches across). Press an indent in the centre of each patty.
  3. Heat the grill pan over high heat, then add the patties, working in batches as necessary, cooking 1 to 2 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F.
  4. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the raisins and 1 cup of water. Microwave for 1 minute, then drain and set aside.
  5. Place the cauliflower florets in a food processor in 3 to 4 batches.
    Pulse 3 or 4 times until the cauliflower resembles small pebbles.
  6. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat.
    Add the cauliflower and cook, stirring, until tender, about 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat. Stir in the raisins, almonds, olive oil, lemon juice and chopped parsley. Season to taste with remaining salt and pepper. Note: Water should be fully evaporated. If not, drain the cauliflower before proceeding.
  8. Serve the lamb over the cauliflower rice.

Nutrition per serving
Calories: 458, Protein: 25g, Fibre: 7g, Fat: 31g, Carbohydrates: 24g