Lamb & Watercress Burgers, Chargrilled Veg

Calories: 281 Preparation: 15 mins Cooking: 8-10 mins Serves: 4
Lamb & Watercress Burgers, Chargrilled Veg


  • 1 (400g) pack lean lamb mince
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 (85g) bag watercress, finely chopped
  • 1 each red and yellow pepper, cored and deseeded
  • 2 courgettes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Yogurt sauce:
  • 150ml natural Greek yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 50g (2oz) watercress, roughly chopped
  • To serve: pitta bread or other flat bread


Place the mince, onion, watercress and cumin in a large bowl with plenty of salt and freshly ground black pepper. Mix together thoroughly.

Divide the mixture into 8 then use wet hands to shape each piece into a small thin pattie. Cut each pepper into 8 wedges and thickly slice the courgettes, place in a bowl season add the oil and toss well.

Make the yogurt sauce by mixing all the ingredients together with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a small bowl.

Cook the burgers and vegetables over hot barbecue coals or under a hot grill for 8-10 minutes, turning once until the burgers are cooked through, with no sign of pink juices and the vegetables are char grilled. Serve with the yogurt sauce and flat breads.

Fat: 15.8g Saturated Fat: 6.5g Carbohydrate: 9g Protein: 26.4g Fibre: 2.6g Salt: 0.31g

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