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Merguez lamb burgers

These harissa-spiced lamb burgers with a cooling yoghurt sauce are the perfect addition to your barbecue.

Ingredients

For the burgers
For the cucumber yoghurt sauce
To serve

Preparation method

  1. For the burger, mix all of the ingredients together in a large bowl with your hands. Season with salt and freshly black pepper.

  2. With your hands, mould the mixture into four patties. Brush the patties with oil and heat a frying pan or griddle. Cook for four minutes on each side.

  3. For the cucumber yoghurt sauce, mix the yoghurt, tahini, lemon and cucumber together in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  4. Serve each burger inside a pitta with the yoghurt sauce, tomato, pickled chilli and salad.

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