Extra Chef Lamb & Pistachio Patties

SERVES 6 Persons
PREPARATION TIME 15 min
COOKING TIME 20 min

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE TZATZIKI

  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, peeled, seeded, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 cup (250ml) Greek yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon (20ml) lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (20ml) olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons dill, finely chopped

FOR THE LAMB PATTIES

  • 600g minced lamb
  • 1⁄2 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 cup (65g) pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon sumac
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 1 tablespoon (20ml) olive oil, for frying

TO SERVE

  • Green salad

METHOD

  1. Place the triple blade attachment into an Extra Chef. Add cucumber and garlic; lock cover into position and pull the cord several times until contents are finely chopped.
  2. Place the paddle whisk attachment into the Extra Chef, add all remaining tzatziki ingredients; lock cover into position and pull the cord several times until contents are well combined.
  3. Place lamb mince into a Mixing Bowl. Add remaining burger ingredients. Season generously with salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  4. Lightly grease a Hamburger Press and Freezer Set with some oil. With clean hands, form mixture into 6 burgers using the Hamburger Press and Freezer Set.
  5. Pour oil into the Chef Series II 28cm Frypan and place over a medium heat. Add burgers (4 at a time), and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  6. Serve with a dollop of tzatziki and fresh salad.

TupperTip:

  • Create a burger: Serve with toasted flatbread, thinly sliced red onion and tomato