Try this recipe for harissa-spiced lamb burgers, then check out our harissa meatballs, lamb koftas, lamb filo pie and more lamb mince recipes.


  • 4 sweet potatoes, cut into long wedges
  • olive oil
  • 400g lean minced lamb
  • 1 small red onion, grated
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • ½ cucumber, cut into small dice
  • 150ml pot natural yoghurt
  • 4 crusty rolls
  • a small bag rocket, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas 6. Toss the sweet potato wedges with 1 tbsp olive oil and some salt. Put on a baking tray in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes until tender.

  • STEP 2

    Mix together the lamb, onion and harissa and season really well. Form into 4 burgers. Griddle or grill for 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked through. Mix the cucumber into the yoghurt and season.

  • STEP 3

    Put the burgers into the buns on top of some rocket leaves. Put a dollop of the yoghurt on each burger and serve the rest on the side with the sweet potato wedges.


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