Sunday 14 September 2014

Lamb Pita Burger with Yoghurt Mint Sauce

Serves 4

What's in it?

3 cloves garlic, peeled
Handful of mint leaves
200g 99% fat free natural yoghurt
400g lamb mince
1/2 red onion 
Handful of parsley
1tsp lemon rind, finely grated
60g fetta, crumbled
1 egg
4 medium sized pita breads
60g baby spinach leaves
2 roma tomatoes, thickly sliced

How do I make it?

1. Make yoghurt sauce first. Place 1 clove of garlic and mint in the mixing bowl and chop for 3sec / speed 7. Scrape down sides of bowl, then add yoghurt and mix for 5sec / speed 2.  Set yoghurt sauce aside. 

2. Without washing bowl, add onion, parsley and remaining garlic and chop for 3sec / speed 7.  Add mince, grated rind, fetta and egg and combine for 30sec / reverse / speed 3.  Shape into 8 evenly sized burger patties.

3. Heat a large non-stick fry pan over medium heat, spray with olive oil and cook lamb burgers for approximately 5-7 minutes each side, or until cooked through.  

4. Fill warmed halved pita breads with some spinach and tomato and 1 burger pattie each and serve topped with a large dollop of mint yoghurt sauce. 

13 ProPoints per serve.

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