Lamb Burgers with Hummus and Tomato, Cucumber and Yogurt Salad
Preparation
20 MIN
Cooking
10 MIN
Waiting
30 MIN
Chilling
30 MIN
Servings
4

Lamb Burgers with Hummus and Tomato, Cucumber and Yogurt Salad

Ingredients

    Patties

  • 1/4 cup (45 g) bulgur
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) boiling water
  • 1 lb (450 g) ground lamb
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/4 tsp allspice

    Tomato, Cucumber and Yogurt Salad

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) plain 10% yogurt
  • 1/2 cup (70 g) cherry or grape tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 English cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup (10 g) curly parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped

  • 4 pitas, each 8 inches (20 cm) in diameter
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) hummus

Preparation

Burgers

  1. Place the bulgur in a bowl and cover with the boiling water. Let soak for 30 minutes. Strain through a sieve and return to the bowl. Add the lamb, egg and spices. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Shape 2 large patties the same size as the pita bread. Transfer to a plate. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.

Tomato, Cucumber and Yogurt Salad

  1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Assembly

  1. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to high. Oil the grate.
  2. Grill the patties for 8 minutes on each side, turning carefully. Toast the pitas.
  3. Spread the hummus on the pitas. Place each patty on a pita. Top with the tomato salad. Top with a second pita. Cut each sandwich into quarters.