Lamb & Feta Burgers with Minty Yogurt


500g lamb


2 tsp ground coriander

2 tsp cumin seeds

1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

handful parsley

, chopped

2 rosemary

sprigs, leaves stripped and chopped

good splash Worcestershire sauce

1 egg

, lightly beaten with a fork

100g feta cheese, cut into 16 cubes

1 tbsp sunflower oil

For the dip

200ml natural yogurt

small bunch mint

, leaves chopped


First make the dip by mixing together the yogurt and mint with a little seasoning, then chill until ready to serve. Tip the lamb mince into a big bowl with the spices, chilli, herbs, Worcestershire sauce and egg. Season, then get your hands in and mix well. Divide the mixture into 16. Shape into burgers, pushing a cube of cheese into the centre of each and sealing in. Chill until just before your guests arrive.

Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and heat the oil in a frying pan. Fry the burgers for 1-2 mins until brown on each side, then transfer to a baking tray. Put in the oven for 5-10 mins until cooked through andpiping hot. Pile onto a big plate an3d2serve with the dip on the side.