Middle Eastern Lamb and Veal/Beef burgers

Middle Eastern Lamb And Veal/beef Burgers Recipe

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Cecilia Perrier


Men Women and Children love this recipe (minus chilli of course for the latter.) Its a healthy and tasty addition to any bbq here in Australia as well as anywhere else.
I do hope you will all try it at least once.


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 Hr 15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 kg
    minced/ground lamb
  • 1/2 kg
    minced/ground veal or beef
  • 4 tsp
  • 2
    red capsicums/sweet peppers
  • 2
    brown onions
  • 4-5
    garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp
    chilli flakes
  • 1
    fresh red chilli, chopped as desired with or without seeds
  • 2 tsp
    ground coriander
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 4 tsp
    olive oil

  • 1 bunch
    flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 3
    tomatoes, roughly chopped as desired
  • 2 medium
    red/spanish onions, sliced very thin
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice, fresh

  • 4
    pieces of lebanese or turkish bread, brushed with olive oil
  • ·
    aioli, or hummus or tzatziki or chilli sauce to taste

How to Make Middle Eastern Lamb and Veal/Beef burgers


  1. Place capsicums/sweet red peppers,onions,crushed garlic, butter and all spices into a food processor/or blender and process or blend until you get a smooth paste ( about 2 mins )
  2. In a large bowl, combine the meats with the blended/ processed paste, and let marinate for at least 12 hours
    ( for delicious results ), but you can get away with an hour or two! if you are in a hurry.
  3. When you are ready to cook ( on a coal bbq, for delicious smoky flavour ), make even shaped burgers or squeeze the mince/ground meat mixture onto 4 large flat skewers and cook over the hot coals for about 4-5 minuted per side, or to taste.
  4. Meanwhile, mix the tomatoes, red onion and parsley into a large bowl add sumac and lemon juice and mix well.
  5. Toss oiled bread onto hotplate of bbq for a minute or 2 till warmed through.
  6. Onto warmed bread, Add the tomato salad and the cooked meat, top with aioli (delicious ), hummus or tzatziki or chilli sauce to taste.Enjoy!!!!
    P.S Supply lots of paper towels.

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About Middle Eastern Lamb and Veal/Beef burgers

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Burgers
Other Tag: Healthy

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